Monday, December 3, 2007

Tenure track at Misericordia University

Misericordia University invites qualified candidates to apply for a (10 month) tenure-track faculty position in Physics to begin August 2008. The two person department primarily teaches introductory physics courses to students in a variety of majors. Misericordia University is part of a local consortium of colleges and universities which will be offering upper level physics courses to students in the Wilkes-Barre area. A Doctorate in Physics, Physics Education, or related field is required. Candidates at ABD status with evidence of expected completion by 8/15/08 will be considered. Misericordia University, an 83-year-old institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy of Dallas, offering baccalaureate and master’s degrees is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2 hours from New York City, and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service leadership has resulted in its wide regional acclaim. Misericordia University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities and women. To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on current research and future research plans, transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Misericordia University, Attention: Human Resources Department, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA, 18612; or e-mail to: Inquiries only should be directed to Dr. Jay Stine, e-mail: Review of applications will begin January 15, 2008, and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be available at the January AAPT meeting in Baltimore.