||Illinois College invites applications for a one-year replacement position in Physics (rank commensurate with experience) to begin August 2013. Ph.D. preferred but ABD and M.S. candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidate will have expertise in physics and/or electromagnetism and be committed to teaching in a small liberal arts college setting. Shared position options are possible. Teaching responsibilities: General Physics (2 semester course), Circuits (1 semester), and either Electricity & Magnetism (1 semester) or Dynamics (1 semester).
Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Office of Academic Affairs, Professor Jeffrey Chamberlain, Chair of the Search Committee, Attn: Elise Meyer, Illinois College, 1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.
This position supports both the traditional Physics major and our active Dual-Degree Engineering program. The fall teaching load will include the first semester of the two-semester General Physics course with lab (PY 181), which typically enrolls 32 students between two lab sections, and the Circuits course with lab (PY 301) which typically enrolls 8 – 12 students. The spring teaching load will include the second semester General Physics course with lab (PY 182), and either the Electricity & Magnetism course with lab (PY 302) or the Dynamics course (PY 322), both of which typically enroll 8-12 students. Course descriptions may be found in the course catalog (see specific sections for the Physics program). This position provides a good opportunity for the successful candidate to develop a record of teaching excellence bridging both physics and engineering disciplines.
We will consider qualified applicants who would like to share the single full-time position.
Illinois College is a small, private, undergraduate Liberal Arts College with enrollment of around 1000 students. The College has a rich heritage of excellence in education dating back to its founding in 1829. The campus, with traditional tree-lined quad, is located in a historic district. The department of Physics is housed in the Parker Science Building. Illinois College is located in Jacksonville in west-central Illinois. Jacksonville is a community of about 20,000, thirty miles due west of the state capitol of Springfield and 90 miles north of St. Louis, MO.