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Visiting Lecturer/Instructor in the Office of Professional and Graduate Education (Physics, Summer 2016) (#366)

Date Posted:
04/08/2016
Type/Department:
Faculty in Professional and Graduate Education
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
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The Office of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a temporary, visiting lecturer/instructor for the courses Physics I & II during Summer Session. Employment will begin May 15, 2016 and continue through August 15, 2016.  This is a temporary position without benefits.

We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, able to teach these two accelerated physics courses, each approximately 5 weeks long. The course enrollment typically consists of undergraduate students and post-baccalaureate premedical students.  A doctorate (anticipated or completed) in physics or a related field is required. Applicants with a masters in physics will be considered with prior teaching experience.  

Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in Mount Holyoke College and experience instructing students in an accelerated class setting, and a CV. Please submit a document indicating a list of courses taught as one PDF in the field marked “Other Document”.  Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf.  Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted. Review of applications will begin April 25, 2016 and a decision will be made by May 2, 2016.  For further information please contact Professional and Graduate Education, at PaGE@mtholyoke.edu.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. 

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.