The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a one year temporary instructional faculty member. This position could start as early as 1 June 2013, but in no case later than 15 August 2013. This position will run at least through 15 August 2014. Duties will include responsibilities for sections of introductory general education courses delivered in both traditional lecture and on-line formats. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Astronomy or Physics. Some experience in teaching introductory level courses is highly desirable. The selected candidate is invited to participate in the vibrant research and outreach atmosphere in the department. Current information about teaching, research, and other activities can be found at http://www.astro.psu.edu
Applications should include a CV, statement of teaching experience and interest, as well as research interests, list of publications, and letters from three professional references, mailed to Ms. Heather Lowe (email@example.com), 525 Davey Lab, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, Fax: 814-863-2842, Phone: 814-865-0418.
Applications and reference letters may be emailed to Ms. Lowe.
For full considerations, applications should be received by November 15, 2012.
We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.