Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a visiting instructor of physics in the Department of Physics to begin September 1, 2014. While not full-time, this is a benefits eligible position whose compensation will be commensurate with the final level of teaching responsibility and candidate qualifications.
Minimum qualifications for this position include an earned
Master's degree in physics or closely related field (Ph.D. preferred),
consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful
candidate must have a record of successful physics teaching at the TA
or beyond, and be comfortable teaching with modern laboratory
instructional equipment and software. Previous academic experience with
diverse populations is highly desirable.
Primary responsibilities include approximately 10 contact hours
per week in lecture and laboratory courses at the introductory and/or
advanced undergraduate level during the fall and spring semesters. If
desired, there will be some opportunities for collaboration in
undergraduate research in AMO, optics, acoustics, and other fields,
although research activity is not an expectation of this position. A
commitment to teaching is important.
The Physics Department offers a comprehensive major and graduates
an average of 17 +/- 3 students per year, of whom a very high
pursue graduate and professional degrees. The department is staffed by 6
FTE faculty, and is housed in the well-equipped 64,000 square-foot
Olin Hall of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.
To apply, please email (as PDF files) the letter of application,
curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and
three letters of professional recommendation (at least one letter should
be from a person who can supply an informed evaluation of the
applicant's teaching experience) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter and letters of
recommendation should be addressed to:
Dr. Paul Saulnier, Chair
Department of Physics
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498
Application information is also available at: www.gustavus.edu/jobs. Inquiries
regarding the completeness of applicant files should be directed to Ms. Stacie Miller at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2014, and continue until the
position is filled.
Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran
(ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 students. The
College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through
diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service.
Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of
individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the
policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal
employment opportunities for all. EOE/M/F/V/D