The Agnes Scott College Department of Physics and Astronomy is seeking applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 2021. This position is a one-year appointment with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate level, three courses each semester. Introductory classes typically have 25-30 students, and upper level classes have 10-15 students. A full listing of courses in the Department are here. Possible courses to be taught (subject to change based on expertise) include PHY 202/203 (Calculus-based introductory physics), PHY 210 (Modern Physics) and AST 120L (Introductory Astronomy Night Lab). A PhD or equivalent terminal degree is required for a Visiting Assistant Professor position; MA, MS, and ABD candidates will be considered for appointment at the Visiting Instructor level. Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching at the college level is also required.
Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, a (3) a statement of teaching philosophy to Chris De Pree (Department Chair) email@example.com, and have two letters of recommendation sent (that specifically address teaching) to the same address.
Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta. An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Agnes Scott College offers a wide range of benefits and programs that promote health and wellness and express our commitment to a family- friendly work environment. The college strives to offer competitive medical benefits, lifelong learning opportunities, vacation time, appropriate sick and family leave options and retirement planning.
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