THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS, ASTRONOMY AND GEOLOGY AT BERRY COLLEGE, invites applications for a full-time position lecturer/lab manager to begin in August 2023.
The department is known for innovative pedagogy and mentoring students from a wide range of backgrounds in a comprehensive college with a liberal arts core. The candidate should share our department's commitment to student engagement inside and outside of the classroom, as well as our desire to promote opportunities for students from under-represented groups. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with students and faculty from a variety of disciplines such as physics, dual degree engineering and creative technologies.
This position is full-time, with ¾ time dedicated to physics instruction and ¼ time dedicated to the management of the physics department labs and supervision of student lab assistants. Berry College has a vibrant LifeWorks program where students have eight semesters of paid experience. As a LifeWorks supervisor, the candidate will have opportunities for training and development through the LifeWorks office.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or M.S. in physics, engineering, or a closely related field. Applicants who are ABD should include documentation that the requirements for the degree will be completed by August 2023.
Berry is also committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We welcome applications from all groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.
Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at 706.290.2698. Employee benefits are competitive. Berry College provides benefit options with no employee costs for medical, dental, disability, and life insurance, including spouse and dependents at a reduced rate.
About Berry College:
Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located in Rome, Georgia, 75 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college with a distinctive mission and purpose, Berry unites a challenging academic program with practical work experience in a context that nurtures spiritual and moral growth, including significant service to others.
We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program.
Applicants should provide the following:
(1) Letter expressing their qualifications and interest in the position.
(2) Curriculum Vitae.
(3) Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
(4) Statement of teaching philosophy.
(5) Statement of commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
(6) Three names and contact information of references.
Review of applications will begin on April 3, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
Specific questions about the position may be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Chuck Lane at email@example.com.