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Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics
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Wilkes University | Wilkes Barre, PA
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Job Description

Wilkes University invites applications for two full time visiting faculty positions in Physics for the academic year 2019-20. The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics is housed within the College of Science and Engineering and offers two undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering, and Physics. In addition, it offers two M.S. degree programs in Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics or affiliated field and demonstrate a strong evidence for excellence in teaching physics at the undergraduate level.

Applicants should be proficient in English with excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to work cooperatively and effectively with a diverse groups of students, staff and faculty in the department. Wilkes is a primarily teaching academic institution, the candidate must show sincere commitment to undergraduate instruction in Physics, and understanding of the student mentorship culture.

Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate physics courses at the freshman/sophomore level such as calculus-based and non-calculus based two semester general physics course sequences as well as modern physics at the junior/senior level. These courses will include both laboratories and lectures/recitations.

Faculty members in the department pursue a broad research agenda that spans traditional areas and emerging interdisciplinary investigations in microfabrication and nanofabrication, semiconductors and solid state physics, biophysics, computational physics, communication systems, biomedical engineering, controls and mechatronics.

The expected start date is August 2019. Information about the Department is available by CLICKING HERE.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and a list of three references with current telephone numbers and email addresses. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please contact the chair of the search committee Dr. Amjad Nazzal (amjad.nazzal@wilkes.edu) with questions.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds.