Grace College invites applications and nominations for the position of assistant professor in physics. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, department and university service, scholarly activity, and professional development.
Grace College is a Christ-centered Liberal Arts College informed by pietist and evangelical traditions. Located in the resort community of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Indiana (36 miles west of Ft. Wayne), Grace College offers 52 academic majors (38 minors). Central to the mission is developing character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service. Our goal in Christian living and teaching is to make Christ preeminent in all things. The programs of the college, as well as its community lifestyle commitment, are designed to encourage serious academic inquiry, a biblical worldview, spiritual understanding, and social conscience, all in the context of God's grace.
The candidate will be expected to teach algebra- and calculus-based Physics and Physical Science throughout the academic year, as well as advise students. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education and will help support the Department’s Faith, Science, and Reason Grace core course. Also, the candidate will be expected to develop a research plan that includes undergraduate students in their program as part of their scholarly growth. Finally, the successful candidate will be expected to create a physics minor as the need for physics grows at Grace College. Applicants with specialties in any area of physics or astronomy are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is August 2018.
Grace College and Theological Seminary seeks a diverse work environment by encouraging women and minorities to apply.
Qualifications: This position offers a challenging opportunity to a faculty member with both academic and research experience who seeks to build a physics minor into the department. The successful candidate will have:
A PhD in physics, astronomy, or a related field.
A research plan that can involve undergraduate students appropriate for a 4-yr college
Evidence of excellence in teaching
A desire to integrate faith with learning in all areas of life
A willingness to collaborate with colleagues and students