||The Department of Physics and 3-2 Engineering program invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in fall 2014. The 3-2 engineering program offered in partnership with regional engineering institutions has been a popular program for a number of incoming students and support and recruitment for that program is important to the department and college. The department also serves a large number of students from biology and other majors that require introductory physics as a part of their respective majors. Course to be taught in rotation include algebra-based physics, and upper-level courses required by physics majors and engineers. In the past this has included courses with associated labs in optics, circuits, and thermodynamics among others. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics or relevant engineering field, have a strong commitment to undergraduate classroom and laboratory instruction in a liberal arts setting, and demonstrate an ability to develop an active undergraduate research program, for which internal support is available. Rank commensurate with experience.
Illinois College is a liberal arts college dedicated to student opportunities for excellence and success. We emphasize experiential learning, service, leadership, and helping students move towards professional careers. The College, founded in 1829, is located in Jacksonville, Illinois, a historic town 35 miles from Springfield.
Submit a letter of application, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, an undergraduate research plan, and three reference letters to the Office of Academic Affairs, Professor Clayton Spencer, Physics Search Committee, Illinois College, 1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650, or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins October 1 and continues until the position is filled. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.