For full consideration, complete applications must be received by Dec. 15, 2016.
Whittier College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position in Experimental Physics & Electrical/Electronics
Engineering within the Department of Physics and Astronomy starting
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics with a strong
background in electronics, or a Ph.D. in Electrical/Electronics
Engineering with a strong background in physics (ABD considered).
Excellence in teaching as well as active research involving
undergraduates is essential. The successful candidate should be able to
teach introductory physics courses, modern physics, an electronics
course emphasizing circuit design and computer logic, in addition to
other upper-level courses. A willingness to teach interdisciplinary
courses such as Science and Society or Freshman Writing is also highly
desirable. Candidates will be judged primarily on their teaching ability
and their dedication to close interaction with undergraduates. Student
advising and committee work are also expected. The successful candidate
will participate in establishing a new interdisciplinary Computer
Science major, and will have an office and laboratory space in the brand
new Science and Learning Center.
To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV, a statement of teaching
philosophy and experience, evidence of effective teaching, a research
plan that can involve undergraduates, and unofficial graduate
transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be
sent by the references to the same address. PDFs preferred for all
For full consideration, complete applications must be received by Dec. 15, 2016. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.