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Job Posting: Assistant Teaching Professor

 

The Drexel University Department of Physics seeks applications for a full-time 12-month teaching faculty appointment to teach in its undergraduate program beginning September 2015, but the start date is negotiable.  

Qualiļ¬cations: The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline. Prior teaching experience at the university level is desired. Candidates invited to campus will be expected to prepare a lecture aimed at an introductory undergraduate audience. Compensation will be competitive, and commensurate with experience. The initial appointment will be for 1 year. A successful fit may lead to multiple annual or multi-year renewals.  

Essential Functions: Duties will include undergraduate instruction at all levels, curricular and online development, and departmental service.

Supplemental Posting Information: Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled. Applications received prior to August 17, 2015 will be given highest consideration. Online applications must include (pdf files): (1) a letter of application and (2) a current curriculum vitae with complete professional and academic history. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Professor Dave Goldberg (goldberg@drexel.edu).

Drexel University is Philadelphia's premier cooperative education university, and has been ranked consistently by US News & World Reports as one of the "Best National Universities". It is a comprehensive research university with more than 16,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students. The Physics Department consists of 21 faculty engaged in research in Astrophysics, Biophysics, Condensed Matter and Neutrino Particle Physics. The department has a large and vibrant undergraduate program as well as an active and highly-ranked Ph.D. graduate program.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.

Contact: All applicants must apply online at DrexelJobs.com.


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