Monday, August 20, 2012

Faculty Position at Grove City College

Astronomy/Astrophysics Position - Grove City College announces a faculty opening in the Department Physics beginning in July 2013.  A Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy is required.  Responsibilities include teaching Astronomy, introductory physics classes, experience with robotic telescope instrumentation, and an ability to supervise meaningful undergraduate research.  Our observational facilities include an on-campus and a remote observatory. Successful candidates must be able to effectively communicate theory in the classroom as well as develop innovative lab and project experiences.

Candidates must evidence a strong record of classroom teaching, scholarship within their field, and a commitment to instructing highly motivated students. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Grove City College is a nationally recognized, truly independent, highly selective college of liberal arts, sciences, and engineering where intellectual inquiry remains open to the questions religion raises and affirms the answers Christianity offers.

Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, names of four references (three professional and one pastoral), a brief statement of how you would engage undergraduates in your research plans, and a four to five paragraph essay relating your philosophy of a liberal arts education and teaching Physics/Astronomy to the College's unique mission as a Christian college (see to: William P. Anderson, Jr.; Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Grove City College, 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, PA 16127-2104 or electronically to Review of applications commences immediately.