Saturday, June 14, 2014

VAP at Carthage College WI

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Carthage College seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning in the fall term of 2014. The initial appointment will be for one year, full time with a potential for renewal, depending on continued staffing needs. Candidates for this position must show a keen interest in teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting. Job responsibilities for this position include teaching algebra-based introductory physics courses in a studio-lab format as well as contributing positively to the department's mission of developing life-long learners. Applicants with a Ph.D. and teaching experience beyond a T.A. are preferred but A.B.D. applicants will also be considered.

A complete application includes the following materials:
  • Cover letter that specifically addresses recent teaching experience
  • A current c.v.
  • A brief statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
Complete applications (email only) should be submitted as a single PDF file to Prof. Julie Dahlstrom, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Carthage College:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2500 full-time students, and 900 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners, and to lead meaningful, productive lives.