Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics


The Department of Physics at The College of Wooster invites applications for a one-year visiting position beginning Fall 2019 to teach upper and lower level physics courses and labs. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and the ability to meaningfully involve undergraduate students in research.  Ph.D. in Physics or related field is preferred.  The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.

The College of Wooster is an independent liberal arts institution with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Our department is an inclusive community with close faculty-student interactions and mentoring. Our physics club has won national awards for its elementary school outreach program. Each Wooster student completes a yearlong senior thesis project in our nationally recognized senior capstone program. Wooster ranks in the top 3 percent nationally as the baccalaureate origin of Ph.D.s when compared with other 4-year institutions. For more information on the department and the College, please visit our physics page.

Please apply via Interfolio and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, diversity statement, teaching statement, and research statement. The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community.  Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply”. Review of applications will begin January 18, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

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Posted November 26, 2018

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