Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics, Roanoke College

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Position ID:Roanoke College-Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics-VAPPHYS [#10791]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Location:Salem, Virginia 24153, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Starting Date:2018/08/20
Appl Deadline:2018/03/23 (posted 2018/01/26)
Position Description:    

The Physics Group at Roanoke College invites applications for a visiting appointment at the rank of either Instructor (ABD) or Assistant Professor (PhD), starting in August 2018.  Visiting positions are one-year appointments but may be renewable for up to two additional years.  Successful candidates must have a strong interest in teaching a wide range of undergraduate physics courses and also contributing to the College‚Äôs general education program; evidence of, or potential for, highly effective classroom teaching is required.  Candidates should also display a strong interest and capacity for collaborative student research.  Our program is a growing community of learners who value relationship and hands-on application, and we are looking for colleagues to share this vision and also to bring new ideas, energy, and expertise.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (at least one must address teaching) via this Academic Jobs Online system.  All items should be address to Dr. David Taylor, Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics at Roanoke.  Alternatively, you may send your materials via email to (recommenders should then send their letters directly to that same email address) or send a paper application to:

Dr. David Taylor, Chairperson
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics
Roanoke College
221 College Lane
Salem, VA, 24153

All completed applications received by March 23, 2018 will be given full consideration, and applications received afterwards will be considered on a rolling basis.

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dr. David Taylor, Chairperson
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics
Roanoke College
221 College Lane
Salem, VA 24153

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