Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Temp job, American University, DC

The Physics Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a one year temporary Assistant Professor of Physics position beginning fall 2008. Qualified candidates will have a doctorate in physics or physics education. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses for majors and also students in General Education courses, such as Astronomy, student advising, and departmental and university service. A strong commitment and demonstrated excellence in teaching is expected. Applicants must send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation to the Physics Search Committee, 102 McKinley Hall, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8058. cap@american.edu. The department's search committee will begin reviewing applications on May 1, and will continue until the position is filled. American University is an EEO/AA institution, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. American University is seeking highly dedicated teachers and scholars who are deeply committed to interdisciplinary learning, the application of new technologies in teaching and scholarship, and to the preparation of students to life in a diverse and rapidly changing global society.