Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Two 1-year VAPs at Wooster

The Department of Physics at The College of Wooster invites applications for two separate one-year visiting positions beginning Fall 2014 to teach upper and lower level physics courses and labs. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education; the ability to involve undergraduate students in research is particularly desired.  Ph.D. in Physics or related field is preferred.
The College of Wooster is an independent liberal arts institution with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Our department is an inclusive community with close faculty-student interactions and mentoring. Our physics club has won national awards for its elementary school outreach program. Each Wooster student completes a yearlong senior thesis project in our nationally recognized senior capstone program. Wooster ranks in the top 3 percent nationally as the baccalaureate origin of Ph.D.s when compared with other 4-year institutions. For more information on the department and the College, please visit http://physics.wooster.edu.
Applicants should send a single pdf with letter of application, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to physics@wooster.edu. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2014, and continue until  the positions are filled.
The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.