Monday, November 15, 2010

Lecturer at Spelman College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the scholarly environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.
The Department of Physics at Spelman College invites applications for a one-semester teaching appointment for spring semester 2011, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent semesters. The teaching load will include a mix of introductory lectures, recitations, and labs. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field (ABD acceptable if defending this year); preference will be given to candidates with some teaching experience.

The Physics Department is committed to reform in its courses with research-based and innovative pedagogy, including active student engagement in lectures and new formats for laboratory sessions.

Review of applications begins November 1, 2010 and will continue until filled. Competitive salary and an excellent benefits program are available. To apply for this position, please send: a letter of interest, which identifies the position sought; curriculum vitae (with contact information); a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; statement of scholarly, creative or research interests. Excellence in teaching, research and/or scholarly or creative production, and service are required. Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts required. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the referee or dossier. Send all information to: Spelman College, Provost Faculty Human Resources Office, Attn: Ms. Karla H. Williams, Manager of Faculty Human Resources, 350 Spelman Lane, SW, Box 1209, Atlanta, GA 30314. For email correspondence, send to: