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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Job No: 497004
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Physics & Astronomy

Bucknell University's Department of Physics & Astronomy invites interested candidates to apply for a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2022-23 academic year, beginning in August 2022. A commitment to inclusive student-centered pedagogy is essential, and the annual teaching load is six courses or their equivalent over two semesters. By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in physics, astronomy or a related field.

For additional information and to apply, please visit Bucknell's career site ( The application should include a cover letter, C.V., and a statement about your teaching, including your approach to a pedagogy that is respectful of differences and attentive to equity and inclusivity. To receive full consideration, please arrange for two or three letters of recommendation. Questions about the position should be addressed via email to Professor Ben Vollmayr-Lee at The review of applications will begin on April 14, 2022.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music complement each other. The Department of Physics & Astronomy is a fully undergraduate department with 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty, and support provided by a lab coordinator, an administrative assistant, and tech support staff. Typically, 8-12 physics majors graduate per year, and our introductory courses are taken by students majoring in all math and science disciplines, all of the students in the College of Engineering, and by students from all majors in a liberal arts environment.

Bucknell University, an EEOC Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community, and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

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