The Physics and Astronomy Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of 1 year, beginning fall of year 2020, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.
The incumbent will teach a total of five courses during the academic year 2020-2021. The courses will include a general audience astronomy course and a junior-level astrophysics course on stars and planets. The remaining courses will be in our introductory algebra-based physics course sequence.
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2020-2021). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at https://jobs.oberlin.edu. A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Unofficial transcript; and, 4) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders* All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory’s online application process at: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the February 1, 2020 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.