Penn State Behrend invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Physics for the Spring 2017 semester. A M.S. in Physics or related field is required though a Ph. D. is preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory level physics lectures and laboratories. The candidate should have demonstrated skills and interests in undergraduate education and outreach. This is initially a one-semester emergency replacement, however the Physics program will have two full-time lecturer openings for the Fall 2017/Spring 2108 academic year, and outstanding applicants will be strongly considered for those openings. Penn State Behrend is a four-year, primarily undergraduate college of Penn State University with approximately 4,400 students and thirty-four baccalaureate majors. The College is committed to balance between teaching and research. The School of Science offers bachelor degrees in biology, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics, math education, nursing, physics, and general science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. All applicants must apply online and submit five documents 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, 3) copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts 4) one page teaching philosophy and 5) one to two page research statement summarizing your proposed research, including a brief explanation of its suitability for an undergraduate college. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director, School of Science at . Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled.
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