Physics Faculty Position

Job description


Trinity Christian College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Physics beginning in August 2019.


Ph.D. in Physics or related field is desired, as is extensive coursework in related fields. ABD candidates will be considered. Previous college-level teaching experience is desired.

Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Successful candidates will possess the ability to articulate the relationship between their academic discipline and the Christian faith. Successful candidates are also dedicated to personal involvement with students outside of the classroom through advising and other informal academic and cultural settings.


This is a tenure-track faculty role. The major responsibilities include teaching the following courses and related labs: Physical Science, Calculus-based General Physics I and II, and other courses in the department as appropriate given the experience and educational background of the candidate. Priorities will be given to candidates with additional expertise in teaching chemistry. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, meeting with prospective students, and participation in the life of the department, college service, and scholarly and professional achievement. Some teaching may require evening hours.


Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, retirement benefits, life insurance, and disability insurance.


Desirable start date is August 16, 2019. Initial review of applications will begin on February 14 and continue until position is filled. For further information about the position contact:

Dr. Aaron Kuecker, Provost

Trinity Christian College

Phone: 708-239-4839

Email: [email protected]

Application Process:

Only electronic application documents will be accepted.

All applications, and supporting application documents, can be uploaded to:

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the application process:

·         Cover Letter

·         Vita

·         Faith Statement

o   In a separate document, please provide details about your faith/faith practices. 

·         Three Reference Letters

·         Transcripts

·         Student Evaluations of last four semesters teaching (if available)

·         A statement reflecting on Trinity Christian College’s Mission, as well as a reflection of your experience working in, and with, diverse populations and environments.

o   For your review, Trinity Christian College’s Mission and Diversity Statements can be found on our website at:


Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago.  Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition.  The College enrollment in the traditional program is about 1,100 with a vibrant residential program.  We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in accounting and business administration, nursing, education, computer science, pre-medicine, and pre-law.  Trinity also offers master’s programs in counseling psychology and special education as well as degree completion programs in education, business, psychology, and nursing.  Trinity Christian College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.




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Posted: 1/25/2019
Application Due: 3/26/2019
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Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, retirement benefits