Guest Faculty Instructor for Astronomy

Employer
Wheaton College Illinois
Location
Wheaton, IL

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Science & Technology, Physical Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position: Guest Faculty Instructor for Astronomy Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Id: 842 # of Openings: 1 A guest faculty instructor is needed to teach one section of general education astronomy in the fall semester 2022. The course covers topics including the solar system; the formation and evolution of stars; and the structure, evolution and origin of the universe. Special attention is given to the social, historical, philosophical, and theological context of astronomical discoveries and controversies. There is flexibility in scheduling the course to meet the applicant’s needs. An MS in physics or astronomy is required; PhD in astronomy is preferred.

WHEATON COLLEGE is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit www.wheaton.edu.

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Organization

Wheaton College is an explicitly Christian, academically rigorous, fully residential liberal arts college and graduate school located in the Chicago area. Established in 1860 in Wheaton, Illinois, Wheaton is guided by its original mission to provide excellence in Christian higher education, and offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, and 18 graduate degrees in various fields of study.

Located 25 miles west of Chicago, IL, Wheaton College, founded in 1860, is a four year private, residential, academically rigorous interdenominational Christian liberal arts College that “serves Jesus Christ and advances His Kingdom through excellence in liberal arts and graduate programs that educate the whole person to build the church and benefit society worldwide.”

Employee Benefits: https://www.wheaton.edu/about-wheaton/offices-and-services/human-resources/ or https://www.wheaton.edu/about-wheaton/offices-and-services/human-resources/benefits-overview/  

Life in Wheaton, IL: http://www.wheaton.il.us/

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