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 http://physics.wooster.edu.
Please apply via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/58019) 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.
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 employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, 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.
About The College of Wooster
The College of Wooster is a private, independent, undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences, nationally recognized for an innovative curriculum that emphasizes independent learning. Founded in 1866, The College of Wooster is located in Wooster, Ohio (a community of 26,000), approximately 55 miles southwest of Cleveland. Wooster has a student body of approximately 2000 students and 132 full-time faculty.
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