The Physics Department of Lafayette College, a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts institution with programs in the arts, sciences, social sciences, and engineering, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor for academic year 2017-2018 with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.
We are seeking
candidates with a demonstrated enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching,
and a commitment to creative instruction in a variety of settings,
including lecture, informal problem-solving workshops, and laboratory.
The successful candidate should be able to teach physics effectively at
all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. The successful candidate
will teach three courses per semester, including introductory physics
and lab, and may also teach intermediate or advanced courses,
depending on areas of interest.
A Ph.D. in physics or a closely
related field by August 2017 is required. More information about the
department is available at https://physics.lafayette.edu or by writing
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit a letter of
application, statement of teaching interests, c.v., and three letters of
reference at . In your
application, please address how your teaching, mentoring, and/or
community service support Lafayette College's commitment to diversity
inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement
(http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement/). Consideration of
applications will begin on February 20, 2017, and will continue until
the position is filled.
Lafayette College is committed to
creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and
is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.
All members of the College community share a responsibility for
creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which
difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.
Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages
applications from women and minorities.