Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Physics at The College of Wooster invites applications for a one-year visiting position beginning Fall 2015 to teach upper and lower level physics courses and labs.  Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education; the ability to meaningfully involve undergraduate students in research is essential.  Ph.D. in Physics or related field is preferred.

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.Ds when compared with other 4-year institutions.  For more information on the department and the College, please visit

Applicants should send a single pdf with letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three references to  Review of applications will begin May 22, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of making appointments without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.

Keyword Phrases

  • physics
  • liberal arts
  • visiting
  • faculty-student
  • undergraduate research
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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