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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

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Position Information

Posting Number F000096
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Department Chemistry/Physics
Division Academic Affairs
FLSA Status Exempt
Faculty Status Non-Tenure Track
Supervisor Title Chair, Chemistry and Physics/Biochemistry
Status Full-time Visiting Faculty
Tenure Track No
Position Summary

The physics department at North Central College invites applications for a 3-year visiting faculty position to begin September 2018. This position is a non-tenure track full-time appointment that can be renewable annually for up to three years. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field; postdoctoral experience is preferred. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and be willing to teach throughout the physics curriculum. Candidates who can successfully engage undergraduates in research will be given strongest consideration. All research specialties will be considered.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests including plans for involving undergraduate students, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, IL, in the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor near both Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit:

Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies 1

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EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Names and contact information of three professional references
  6. Statement of undergraduate research interests and plans
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