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.