Friday, October 21, 2016

Permanent Position: Professor of Science, Webb Institute NY

298 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542-1398

Professor of Science Position (Full-Time)

Founded in 1889 by New York-based ship builder William H. Webb, Webb Institute is a highly selective, top-ranked undergraduate institution specializing in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Building on a 125-year legacy of academic excellence, Webb is the only full-tuition scholarship, private undergraduate program of its kind in the United States, with a maximum of 28 students being accepted into the program each year. Webb Institute's beautiful, waterfront campus is located in Glen Cove, NY, on the North Shore of Long Island. For more information about Webb Institute, visit

Webb Institute is seeking an exceptional educator for a full-time, permanent, Professor of Science position. The Professor of Science would be required to teach undergraduate science and engineering science subjects to highly capable and eager engineering students.

The starting rank will be either Assistant or Associate Professor, contingent upon the candidate's background and experience. The projected contract start date will be: January 2017, with spring courses beginning at the end of February 2017.

The typical course load is two classes per semester, totaling six to eight credits. The selected candidate will also be expected to serve on faculty committees and to participate actively in Webb community activities. In addition, the faculty member will be encouraged and given opportunities to engage in research or other forms of professional development.

Position Requirements:
Have a strong background in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering sciences
Teach standard first- and second-year undergraduate courses in chemistry, physics, and engineering sciences.
Certain courses include a laboratory component
Teach higher level electives in the applicant's area of expertise
Direct student science laboratories activities, working together with laboratory technicians
Previous teaching experience is desired, though not required
Ideally, applicants should have an appropriate earned doctorate, but a bachelor's degree in science or engineering, plus a master's degree in the same or a closely-related discipline is required.

Candidates should a submit curriculum vitae, statements regarding professional interests, and three references (including contact information) to:

Prof. Elena Goloubeva
Faculty Search Committee Chair
Webb Institute

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Webb Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (Criminal, Education, and Employment Verification).