Eastern Connecticut State University, the state's public liberal arts university serving approximately 5400 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.
We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. Eastern is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.
Department: Physical Sciences
Position: Assistant Professor -Physics, Tenure Track
Position Description: The successful candidate will organize and instruct the one-year core Physics courses (General Physics I and II with labs) required for students majoring in Biochemistry, Biology, Environmental Earth Science and Health Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will include 12 load credits per semester teaching lecture and lab (3/ 4 credit) courses. Additional expectations include a demonstrated ability to perform independent research involving students, academic advisement, service to the university, and continued professional development. Applicants must submit evidence of quality undergraduate teaching and student mentoring.
Qualifications: PhD in Physics or Physical Chemistry is required. The ideal candidate should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and qualifications to support and develop courses related to his/her field.
To Apply: Please send CV, copies of all graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability as a single PDF file. In addition, please arrange for three current recommendations, at least one of which must address classroom teaching effectiveness, to be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately.