Faculty Specialist, Physics & Engineering

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Sep 14, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Physics & Engineering at The University of Scranton invites applications for a full-time, Faculty Specialist position to begin August 2021. This is a one-year, non-tenure track position with full-time faculty status that may be renewable.

The University of Scranton is an advocate for and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Examples of the University’s commitment can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the University; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.

Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate lectures/labs (12 credits per semester), advising students, contributing to curriculum development and program assessment, and providing service to the university.

Must have a Master’s degree in physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or closely related field.Ph.D. in physics, physics education research, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or closely related field is preferred.

Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. An ability and desire to teach undergraduate introductory lecture and laboratory courses is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Interested applicants must apply online at  https://universityofscrantonjobs.com. The University of Scranton is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States, however, we are not offering H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Review of applicants will begin November 2020 and position will remain open until filled.

All applicants are required provide (1) a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion, any diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives the led or had a lead role in at their previous institutions, and the positive outcomes of the programs and initiatives, (2) cover letter, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) brief description of approach to and experience in teaching at the undergraduate level (one page). In addition, the names and contact information of three professional references who can submit a letter of recommendation immediately.

Any questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Declan Mulhall ([email protected]).




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