For full consideration applications must be submitted on or before October 14, 2016. The application packet should contain a cover letter, teaching statement, un-official transcripts, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference through the LHU applicant web site. Official transcripts of graduate and undergraduate work will be required at the time of an interview. The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment. Start date: 01/07/2017, End date: 05/26/2017.
|Position Title||Instructor/Assistant Professor - Physics|
|Department||Geology and Physics|
|If Part-time, specify percentage|
|Tenure Track||Non-Tenure Track Position|
|Salary||Commensurate with experience and qualifications|
|Anticipated Start Date||01/07/2017|
|Anticipated End Date||05/26/2017|
Position Summary Information
|Job Description Summary||The Lock Haven University Department of Geology and Physics invites applications for a full-time, temporary faculty position at the Instructor/Assistant Professor in Physics beginning January 7, 2017 ending May 26, 2017.|
|Essential Duties||Primary Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate physics courses and laboratories.
This position may require development and teaching of courses online.
|Specific Duties||Teach algebra-based and general education laboratory science courses.
There is also the opportunity to engage undergraduate students in research.
(Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
|Master’s degree in physics or related area is required.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.
|Preferred Qualifications||A doctoral degree in physics or related area is preferred.|
|Physical Demands||Lifting and moving undergraduate laboratory equipment.|
Posting Detail Information
|Special Instructions for Applicants||For full consideration applications must be submitted on or before October 14, 2016.
The application packet should contain a cover letter, teaching statement, un-official transcripts, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference through the LHU applicant web site.
Official transcripts of graduate and undergraduate work will be required at the time of an interview.
The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.
Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.
|Background Clearances||In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB
435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory
background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34,
Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance;
and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.
Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.
|Diversity Statement||Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at www.lhup.edu/equity|
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policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university.
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in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled
by the university and on public property within, or immediately
adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online
You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.
|About LHU||A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).|