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Assistant or Associate Professor of Physics

Tennessee Wesleyan University
Washington, DC
Closing date
Sep 27, 2022

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Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Physics
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The Department of Natural Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee invites applications for a tenure-track position in Physics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor scheduled to start in August 2023. The minimum requirement is a Master's degree in Physics or Physics Education. The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to teach the following courses and associated labs for science and pre-engineering majors: a two-semester sequence of algebra-based physics; a two-semester sequence of calculus-based physics; a modern physics course; a course in Dynamics (engineering mechanics); general education courses such as Physical Science with laboratory; and other teaching assignments as needed by the university and department.

In addition to the teaching duties describe above, this position will require the successful candidate to serve on college committees; assess/evaluate instruction, courses, and programs; participate in community service, departmental meetings, curriculum planning, and student recruitment and retention activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to collegiality throughout their tenure at Tennessee Wesleyan University.

The deadline for submitting applications is January 1, 2023. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate's ability or potential to educate, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

Tennessee Wesleyan University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that celebrates the all-encompassing diversity of its student body. TWU is committed to sustaining a welcoming and inclusive environment for the campus community that includes a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences. TWU faculty and staff have a passion and desire to prepare students from a broad spectrum of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds towards personal and professional success. TWU encourages applications from candidates without regard to ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Physics - Associate Professor, Location: Washington, DC - 20037
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