The Department of Natural Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee invites applications for a tenure-track position in Physics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor scheduled to start in August 2017. The minimum requirement is a Master's degree in Physics. The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to teach the following courses and associated labs for science and pre-engineering majors: a two-semester sequence of algebra-based physics; a two-semester sequence of calculus-based physics; a course in Dynamics; general education courses such as Physical Science with laboratory; and other teaching assignments as needed by the university and department. These courses may include a service/learning component.
In addition to the teaching duties describe above, this position will require the successful candidate to advise students; serve on college committees; assess/evaluate instruction, courses, and programs; participate in community service, departmental meetings, curriculum planning, and student recruitment and retention activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to collegiality throughout their tenure at Tennessee Wesleyan University.
The deadline for submitting applications is January 1, 2017. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one page summary of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate's ability or potential to educate, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:
Kyle Fulbright, Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan University
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303