Monday, June 16, 2014

1-year Instructorship at Merrimack College MA

Founded in 1947 by the Order of St. Augustine, Merrimack College is a private, selective college located just minutes from Boston in North Andover, Massachusetts. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors in liberal arts, science and engineering, business, and education and graduate programs in education, business, and engineering and part-time degree completion and certificate programs. Its 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students come from 20 states and 19 countries to form an engaged community of thinkers, learners and achievers integrated in an academic culture of excellence, diversity and stature. The recent implementation of the College’s ten-year strategic plan, The Agenda for Distinction, has led to renewed energy and sense of community, combined with growth of our faculty, and student body.
Position Overview: The Physics Department seeks qualified applicants for a 1-year Physics Instructor position.   Responsibilities include teaching physics courses within the Department of Physics (approx. 12-15 contact hours per semester). The primary teaching duties will be in the introductory physics sequences offered by the department and will involve both lecture and laboratory instruction. The department is instituting an integrated lecture/lab pedagogy and experience with this type of instruction would be highly valued.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD in physics and an established strong teaching record in introductory physics and excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
To Apply: Please apply on line at and click on Physics Instructor with [1] cover letter (clearly outlining relevant teaching experience and teaching philosophy), [2] resume, [3] names and contact information (including e-mail and phone number) of three professional references, and [4] unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (can be uploaded to one or more of the “additional information” sections) (PDF format strongly preferred for all)
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer