Le Moyne College, a college in the Jesuit tradition, with a strong commitment in undergraduate teaching, in Syracuse, New York, invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics starting in August 2020. The position may be renewed after the initial one-year appointment, pending available funding and a review of the department's needs.
Teaching expectations include introductory physics lecture and laboratory as well as advanced physics courses, and the teaching load is four courses per semester. All students majoring in physics are required to undertake a capstone project during their senior year, and a successful candidate is expected to provide guidance and mentoring for some of these projects.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics or by the time of appointment. Candidates of all specializations will be considered, but laboratory experience is desired, as is an interest in mentoring students. Prior teaching experience of undergraduate-level physics is highly desirable. Successful candidates will have a commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment and be familiar with pedagogical practices informed by physics education research, including active learning approaches.
To apply please visit our website at https://www.lemoyne.edu/work-at-le-moyne and submit the following application materials:
- letter of application,
- curriculum vitae,
- statement on teaching philosophy.
- Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to email@example.com with the subject line Visiting Physics.
For full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 30, 2020. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, person of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.
About Le Moyne College
About LeMoyne College:
Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.
Our Mission: Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.
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