The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Hastings College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position beginning mid-August 2019. The applicant is expected to have a PhD in physics, physics education or related field at the time of appointment but will consider candidates at the ABD stage. Responsibilities will be to teach undergraduate general physics courses, at least one advanced level course, and guided yearlong senior projects.
We are transitioning to a new innovative academic calendar and liberal arts curriculum which will emphasize the deliberate mentoring experiential learning, interdisciplinary connection and educational travel experiences that are central to our mission. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a key player in determining the nature and direction of our growth.
About the Department
The Department of Chemistry and Physics is located in the Morrison Reeves Science Center and includes five full-time faculty members, strong student enrollments and a friendly, professional atmosphere.
About the College
Hastings College builds the innate talents of each student through impactful real world experiences and universal curriculum to maximize their personal and career success in a changing world. We have an enrollment of 1,100, a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1 and are housed on 120 beautiful acres. Hastings, Nebraska, population 25,000, is a supportive community with a multitude of amenities. With a full benefits package and retirement offerings, Hastings College is an exceptional place to work.
About Hastings, Nebraska
Hastings, Nebraska is an attractive residential community located in the heart of south central Nebraska. Hastings is two and a half hours west of Omaha, six hours east of Denver and five hours northwest of Kansas City. The city enjoys excellent public and private schools, offers numerous professional and community services, and serves as a cultural center for a large surrounding area.
To apply, go to www.hastings.edu/employment and complete the online application. Qualified candidates will need to attach a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae (CV), names and contact information for three references, and unofficial graduate transcripts to the profile section of the online application. To be assured full consideration, all materials should be received by March 22, 2019.
Review of applications will begin March 22nd and continue until the position is filled.
About Hastings College
THE COLLEGE: Founded in 1882, Hastings College is an independent, coeducational, Presbyterian-related liberal arts college with an enrollment of about 1200 students. The student/faculty ratio is 14/1. The median ACT composite of entering students is about 24.
THE COMMUNITY: Hastings (pop. 25,000) is an attractive residential community in South-Central Nebraska, 100 miles west of Lincoln, and 15 minutes south of Interstate 80. The city enjoys good public and private schools, offers excellent professional and community services, and serves as a cultural center for a large surrounding area. Additional information about Hastings is available at cityofhastings.org.
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