Assistant Professor of Practice, Physics

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Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The Department of Physics at Wittenberg University seeks candidates for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice starting in August, 2018. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching (typically 3 courses and 2 lab sections per semester), advising, and curriculum development. Teaching responsibilities will be in undergraduate courses supporting the physics major and other science majors including the pre-health and pre-engineering programs, as well as in general education courses. We are open to candidates in all areas of physics, but especially encourage applications from candidates with a background in applied physics..


Candidates should have a PhD in physics or a closely related field, or a master's degree in physics or a closely related field plus at least 5 years of relevant experience. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to and aptitude for exemplary undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to applicants who are willing and able to mentor students in senior projects.

Additional Information:

Screening will begin January 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions:

Complete applications should include the following: a cover letter, a resume or CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937-327-7517.

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Posted: 10/31/2017
Application Due: 10/31/2018
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