Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Agnes Scott College
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
141 E. College Ave
Street Line 3: 
30030
City: 
Decatur
State/Province: 
Georgia
Zip/Postal: 
30030
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

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) cdepree@agnesscott.edu, 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.

Included Benefits: 

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.

 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 12, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 12, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Chris De Pree
Title: 
Charles A. Dana Professor of Astronomy/Chair
Institution/Company: 
Agnes Scott College
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
141 E. College Ave
City: 
Decatur
State/Province: 
Georgia
Zip/Postal Code: 
30030
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Chris De Pree
Subject: 
Application for Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy position
Email: 
cdepree@agnesscott.edu