Physics and Engineering Lab Associate

Wheaton, Illinois
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Wheaton College invites applications for a Lab Associate in Physics and Engineering. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and supporting the physics teaching labs, engineering design lab, and science division machine shop. The lab associate will also teach one or two sections of introductory physics lab each year. A Master’s degree in physics, engineering or a related discipline is required. Demonstrated experience with lab equipment, machine tools, computer-aided technology, and familiarity with fabrication and manufacturing techniques are required. Strong communication and organizing skills are essential. The position is 40 hours per week for 10 months a year (August – May) and 20 hours per week in summer (June – July).

Wheaton College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. The ability to model strong Christian character is required for this position. The College complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority applicants are especially encouraged to apply.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Questions regarding the nature of the position may be directed to Dr. Darren Craig, Chair of Physics and Engineering (

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