Virginia Wesleyan College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Physics. We seek a candidate who is committed to excellent teaching, mentoring undergraduate research, and developing a physics program. The successful candidate will also be willing to work with colleagues to develop a curriculum that can lead to 3-2 articulation agreements with prestigious engineering programs around the country.
The area of specialty is open, but candidates who can contribute
to other programs, such as environmental science or chemistry, are
especially encouraged to apply.
Virginia Wesleyan is Coastal Virginia's premier private, national
liberal arts college, offering 33 majors, 30 minors and seven
pre-professional programs. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church
and located on a 300-acre wooded campus on the border of
Norfolk/Virginia Beach, the College enrolls approximately 1,400
students. The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and
Langley Research Center are nearby, as are the Chesapeake Bay and the
Applicants should submit, electronically (as a single PDF), a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and
interests, and a statement on contribution to diversity. Please have
these, plus graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this
point), and three letters of reference sent to Ms. Karla Rasmussen,
Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A review of applications will begin on March 24 and continue until the
position is filled. Questions
about the position should be addressed to Chris Haley, Kenneth R. Perry
Dean of the Joan P. Brock School of Mathematics and Natural Science