We invite applicants who are passionate about teaching science to a diverse group of undergraduates to join a department committed to excellence in teaching. The majority of the teaching done by the successful candidate will be introductory physics (both lecture and lab) for STEM majors. In addition, the department values candidates who are excited about and well-qualified to do one of the following: ? prepare elementary education majors to be knowledgeable and enthusiastic teachers of physical science ? introduce students interested in environmental science to geology ? provide an introduction to astronomy that is appropriate for students majoring outside of STEM A full-time load is 21 teaching load credits per year (3 credits for lecture courses and 1.5 credits for laboratory sections).
A minimum of a masters in physics, physics education, astrophysics, geophysics, or a related field.
A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
The potential for effective undergraduate teaching, possessing strong relational skills with students and colleagues.
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral English
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious identities and perspectives.
A commitment to providing an equitable, just, and inclusive learning environment for all students.
Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.
Employment offer is contingent on a successful background check, including education verification.
About Whitworth University
Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission to provide "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of more than 3,000 students and offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In recent years, Whitworth has enjoyed record levels of student enrollment and retention, the strongest financial position in the university's history, and increased external visibility.
Whitworth University's 200-acre campus of red-brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful, inviting and secure learning environment. In all of its endeavors, Whitworth seeks to advance its founder's mission of equipping students to "honor God, follow Christ and serve humanity."