The Physics Department at Wheaton College is looking for an instructor to teach one introductory level lab section for the Spring 2014 semester. The course is the second semester of an algebra‐based general physics course and covers electricity and magnetism, optics, and some modern physics. A Bachelor’s degree in physics or engineering is required and a Masters or PhD in physics or engineering is strongly preferred. Experience teaching physics for pre‐health professions students is desirable. Job duties include being present at all lab sessions (Tuesday mornings, 7:30 – 10:30 AM), interacting with students during lab on a one‐on‐one level and occasionally in a mini‐lecture format, overseeing an undergraduate student teaching assistant, and attending lab practice sessions once a week with other instructors and student teaching assistants (time TBD).
Wheaton College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. The College complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. A letter of interest and a CV should be sent to Dr. Darren Craig, Chair of Physics, 501 College Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.