251 - Assistant Professor - Physics

251 - Assistant Professor - Physics

Date Posted: 10/21/2014

West Virginia Wesleyan College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in the Department of Physics beginning fall 2015. We prefer a background in mechanics or electromagnetism to complement existing faculty with expertise in optics/nuclear physics, astrophysics, and condensed matter physics. 

We offer majors in Applied Physics, Petroleum and Natural Gas Geophysics, and a pre-engineering transfer program—see http://www.wvwc.edu/academics/dept/Physics. Responsibilities include teaching lectures and labs at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and involving students in research. Research funding is available. 

About the College:
Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential liberal arts and sciences college located in the foothills of the Appalachians in Buckhannon, WV, named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America.” The College is related to the United Methodist Church, with a curriculum committed to intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College has over 40 undergraduate academic majors, 10 graduate programs, 19 NCAA Division II sports, comprehensive student life, community engagement, and outdoor recreation programs.

Application Process:
To apply please submit electronically in a single pdf, a letter of application, curriculum vita, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, brief statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and representative student evaluations and syllabi to Dr. Boyd Creasman, Vice President for Academic Affairs, (academicaffairs@wvwc.edu). Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided under separate cover. Minority and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 


Contact Information:

Dr. Boyd Creasman
Vice President for Academic Affairs

West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201



West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in whichall employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.

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