Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the Department of Physics and Astronomy beginning Fall 2017. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor depending on qualifications. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate degree. We are interested in candidates who can teach physics and astronomy at all levels. Ability to involve undergraduates in research projects is an asset.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, teaching statement, research statement, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Fronefield Crawford, at Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/41541. For full consideration applications should be received by April 15, 2017. Please ensure that your reference letters address your abilities and promise as a teacher, not just as a researcher.
Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, we appreciate hearing about your work with people with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We also value experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to success. Please include these narratives where appropriate in your application materials.
A successful teaching statement will discuss how you have addressed or would address the challenge of including students with diverse backgrounds and goals, the use of varied pedagogies, and your successes and failures as a teacher. Address how your understanding and practice of teaching and learning has developed and will continue to develop, including concrete examples. Writing across the curriculum is an important aspect of F&M's goals, so please consider writing about how you have used or would use writing in your teaching.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-4817.
Established in 1787 by America’s founding father, Benjamin Franklin, F&M College is the 17th oldest college in the United States. Currently, our College employs over 700 full-time staff, including talented faculty members who teach a wide range of liberal arts courses in more than 30 fields of study. F&M College’s talented and diverse student body of approximately 2,209 students, who come from 45 ...states and 55 other countries, pursue their studies in 58 majors, including Physics and Astronomy. Our College’s Computer Science program has been designed to cover the mathematical underpinnings of modern computer science, as well as the theory and practice of computational problem-solving. Our approach includes courses that educate students in networks, computer organization and operating systems, and cutting-edge fields such as artificial intelligence and bioinformatics. Through such approach, our College is able to offer a forward-looking major in Physics & Astronomy to our diverse student body.
The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers, and computing
professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS Science and Technology,
IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.