The Shippensburg University Physics Department is inviting applications for a one year, full time, temporary position, at the Instructor level, starting in August 2017. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate physics lecture and lab courses. Teaching assignments may include nights and/or weekends as well as distance or continuing education. In addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement.
Candidates must be ABD toward a Ph.D. in Physics by the time of appointment. As part of a successful on-campus interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness at all levels of the physics curriculum and give evidence of a strong commitment to understanding diverse populations.
A Ph.D. in Physics by the time of appointment is preferred, as is prior teaching experience.
All candidates must apply online at https://jobs.ship.edu. Materials submitted in other formats including paper applications will not be considered. For an application to be considered complete, candidates must submit a curriculum vitae, statement describing research and teaching interests and background related to the position, along with undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial for application, official prior to interview). The applicant should arrange to have three letters of reference either attached to their application or sent to the department. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Search committee contact: Dr. Michael Cohen 717-477-1570 email@example.com
Shippensburg University is a member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education and school of choice to more than 7,000 students. While most are Pennsylvania residents, Ship has also attracted students from 15 nations and 20 other states.
All classes are taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 20 to 1, allowing for personalized instruction. An...d many of our undergraduate and graduate programs are recognized nationally for their excellence. In fact, U.S. News & World Report rated Ship as a top university in the north again.
At Ship, we also nurture more than young minds. We nurture healthy lifestyles at our fully equipped recreation center, and our on-site childcare center nurtures children of students and staff with superior care provided by certified teachers. These are just a few of the many reasons why students from around the world and prominent faculty are coming aboard Ship.
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