Thursday, May 26, 2016

VAP, Widener University, PA

Job Title: Assistant Visiting Professor of Physics
Req: V16-0002
Department: A&S - Science - Physics
Position Type: Faculty: Visiting
Posting Close Date:

Job Description:
Assistant Visiting Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy of the College of Arts and Sciences at Widener University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2016.  This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of conversion to a tenure-track position beginning August 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses for non-science majors, science majors, engineering majors, and physics majors, including lecture and lab courses at all levels of undergraduate physics. The successful candidate will develop an active on-campus research program involving undergraduates.


Job Qualifications:
Required qualifications include a PhD or terminal degree in Physics. ABD will be accepted if PhD is expected by the start date.  Preference will be given to candidates with experimental fields of research.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, C.V., teaching and research statements.  Letters of recommendation will be requested only of finalists.  Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Application packets must be submitted through the job announcement igreentree link at

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Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener’s main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with satellite campuses in Exton and Harrisburg Pennsylvania and Wilmington Delaware. For more information about the University, please visit our website at