Lecturer in Physics and Engineering

Frostburg State University in Maryland

Deadline June 04, 2012
Date Posted May 4, 2012
Type Post-doc
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Frostburg State Universitys Department of Physics and Engineering seeks applications for a contractual Teaching Post Doctoral position available Fall 2012. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:  Teach 3-4 courses per semester and participate in departmental activities. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  ABD in physics or related areas with Ph.D. to be earned within one year of appointment. 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Ph.D. in physics or related areas and experience in Physics education or demonstrated interest and potential in K-16 physics education.


Frostburg State University is located in the Appalachian highlands (elevation 2,000 feet) of western Maryland. Of its more than 5,440 students, 21% are students of color, 4% are Hispanic and 2% Asian. Additionally 83 international students come from 23 countries. Approximately 2,100 reside on campus in 11 traditional halls and one apartment-style community.  The main campus covers 260 acres within the town limits of Frostburg (population 7,500). The University also offers courses at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, on the Catonsville Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County and at Arundel Mills Regional Higher Education Center, as well as online.


FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered organization that emphasizes teaching, but with opportunities for professional development and research. Students regularly build strong connections with faculty and staff members that often last beyond graduation.


The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. Students can visit nearby recreational areas—Rocky Gap, New Germany, and Deep Creek Lake State Parks—which offer camping, boating, swimming, hiking, and skiing.  For more information, visit http://www.frostburg.edu/about.cfm.



To apply, send a letter of interest; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by June 4, 2012, to: humanresources@frostburg.edu.  Include Lecturer in Physics and Engineering (Position #12-010489) in the subject line.


Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.  FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request.  Please notify us in advance.  WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU

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