Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics

Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Type of Appointment

Full-Time

 

Term of Contract

9-months

 

Position Number

F00459

 

College

College of Arts and Sciences

 

Department

Physics

 

General Description of Position

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Mary Washington invites applications for a one-semester Visiting Professor of Physics to begin in January, 2021. A Doctorate in Physics is preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered. The position has the potential to be extended to an additional one-year appointment for the 2021-2022 academic year. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. UMW is a public liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students in research in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds.

The Department offers Physics and Applied Physics majors and has recently moved into new lab and teaching facilities in the Jepson Science Center addition. It is well-equipped to support its teaching and research missions. Recently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, UMW is centrally located between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA, in close proximity to many government labs and private engineering firms offering opportunities for collaborative research and student internship opportunities.

Applications must be submitted through https://careers.umw.edu. Candidates are required to complete a Commonwealth of Virginia application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applicants will also need to submit the names and contact emails for three references who will be sent a prompt to submit their letters electronically. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications received by October 31, 2020 will receive full consideration. For questions, contact Dr. Janet Asper, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics, at jasper@umw.edu.

The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to these core principles.

 

Area of Expertise

Physics

 

Required Qualifications

MS in physics and ABD

 

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Physics

 

Proposed Starting Date

01/01/2021

 

Posting Details

 

Open Date

10/16/2020

 

Additional Applicant Instructions

 

The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, please contact the Recruitment Office at 540-654-1238.

 

AAEEO Statement

 

The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

 

 

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