Assistant Teaching Professor / Lecturer in Physics
Pennsylvania State University, School of Science
United States

 

Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer in Physics

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
12/03/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
92335
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Behrend
Department:
School of Science

 

Description

Penn State Behrend invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position in Physics to begin fall 2020. This position will be at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer (dependent upon level of degree achieved). A Master of Science degree or higher in physics is required. Responsibilities include teaching lab-based upper-level and introductory undergraduate physics classes, commensurate with degree and experience; performing scholarly activity; advising and mentoring students; and service to the school and college. After initial appointment, the position is renewable, contingent upon enrollment demands and job performance. Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and, Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University. Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness. The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and environmental science. The school supports a growing, all-campus interest in research that addresses issues of women’s health, energy and sustainability, and polymer science. Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area’s economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It’s easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living. With your application, please upload four documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and teaching statement. Review of applications will begin February 3, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.


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