Sunday, February 26, 2017

FT at Penn State Fayette

Instructor in Physics

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is currently recruiting for an Instructor in Physics. Located in southwestern Pennsylvania, Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is part of a multi-campus public research university enjoying a world-wide reputation for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. As a small campus, we offer both traditional and nontraditional students an intimate and supportive learning environment with strong ties to the surrounding community. At the same time, the students have direct access to the extensive educational resources and services of all of The Pennsylvania State University. This is a full-time, one-year, fixed-term appointment with potential for renewal, to begin in August 2017. Responsibilities introductory physics courses for science, engineering and non-science majors. Courses will typically include laboratory instruction. Depending on the candidate's interest, responsibilities can also include significant emphasis on science outreach, laboratory development and laboratory coordination. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and/or online classes as needed. The successful candidate will participate in course development, advise students and provide career guidance, participate in campus, university, and community service activities, and demonstrate currency in Physics discipline scholarship. Candidate must have a Master's in Physics (PhD preferred) or a closely related discipline. Professional experience and evidence of effective college-level teaching, with instructional use of technology, and hybrid/online teaching is desired. Applicants must provide a letter of application including a description of teaching approach and a current vita. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. An ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the university is required. Penn State Fayette is committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus. Candidates who can contribute to this imperative are encouraged to apply.

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