Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Westerville, Ohio
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Otterbein University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics beginning August 2017.  This is a full-time position for the 2017-18 academic year. The position may become renewable or it may be replaced with a tenure-track position in future years.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in physics at the introductory and/or upper-year levels, depending on expertise and experience. Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or expect to receive one by the start date. The successful candidate will demonstrate a dedication to undergraduate education. Specialization in experimental physics (AMO, condensed matter, biophysics, or similar) is desirable but not required.  Women and candidates of color and/or from other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy and three (3) letters of recommendation, with at least one letter addressing your teaching ability, to: Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081. Email submissions (preferred):  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  For full consideration, applications should be received by April 10, 2017.  Visit us at for further information.  To learn more about the School of Arts and Sciences, please visit us at  Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.

Otterbein University is committed to providing a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination.  To this end, the University prohibits any form of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, military status, or any other legally protected status in its programs and activities.  However, the University’s commitment to a nondiscriminatory environment is not intended to abridge unduly its commitment to academic freedom, free speech, or its educational mission. Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of discrimination or harassment may be directed to: Scott Fitzgerald
Director of Human Resources,
614.823.1130 or

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