Saturday, May 24, 2014

VAP at George Fox OR

George Fox University announces a one-year visiting position in Physics to begin August 2014. George Fox University seeks faculty members who are enthusiastic about the university's mission "George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion." Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ. Applicants must have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony by participating in a local church. In addition, professors consent to live in agreement with the university lifestyle statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the university's statement of faith.
We seek applicants with the ability to teach a range of undergraduate physics courses, including General Physics (both algebra and calculus based), Contemporary Physics, and accompanying laboratories. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with other program faculty.
· A Master's degree in Physics (or closely related field) is required; PhD preferred.
· Previous teaching experience at the university-level preferred.
· Experience in operating physics laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
· Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.
Appointment at the Instructor level is anticipated, although a successful candidate holding a terminal degree with at least five years of relevant experience may be appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae and complete faculty application to: Dr. Robert Harder, Dean of the College of Engineering, 414 N. Meridian St., Newberg, OR 97132 or via email to Recommendations and other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. More information about George Fox University's College of Engineering
George Fox University seeks to become a more racially and ethnically diverse community. We
believe this goal is in keeping with our mission as a Christ-centered community, and so we
especially encourage women and candidates in underrepresented groups.