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Trinity Western University: Mathematics

TRINITY WESTERN UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

The Department of Mathematical Sciences in Trinity Western University’s Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences invites applications for an ongoing full-time sessional teaching position. Classes begin on September 9, 2015. The position involves teaching multiple sections of Mathematics for Business (Math 101) each semester and one or more other undergraduate mathematics courses annually, likely including statistics. Applicants should have a graduate degree in mathematics, statistics, or a related field. Those interested in a part-time appointment are also invited to apply.

Subject to personnel and budget considerations, there is a strong possibility of converting this position to a tenure-track position, for which the successful applicant should have a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics and be capable of establishing an active research program.

Interested candidates are requested to complete the on-line application at www.twu.ca/divisions/hr/join/faculty-positions.html . In addition to your curriculum vitaé please include documentation outlining interests, experience, major contributions to teaching, teaching evaluation(s) if available, as well as verification of your degree. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found, subject to budget approval. Inquiries regarding this position may be sent to Dr. Arnold Sikkema, Chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department at Arnold.Sikkema@twu.ca .

Trinity Western University is a liberal arts university and seeks candidates who are committed to and support its evangelical Christian basis, mission and orientation. More information about Trinity Western’s Department of Mathematical Sciences can be found at www.twu.ca/academics/science/mathematics .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.




Associate Director, Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing

Associate Director, Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing

(Faculty Position)

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. For further Information write: Celia.Deane-Drummond.1@nd.edu


Job Description

The University of Notre Dame’s newly ratified Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing will start its activities in August 2015 under the direction of Prof. Celia Deane-Drummond. The University of Notre Dame invites applications from qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director to begin ideally on May 1st 2016 at the latest, or earlier depending on the circumstances of the candidate appointed. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in an area that is relevant to the aims of the Center, with a preference for those with strong academic training and scholarly and other publications primarily in one or more of physics, philosophy of science, history of science, theology, or religious studies. Those with dual training or experience across more than one discipline are particularly welcome to apply. Candidates will need to demonstrate a clear profile in scholarly research and publications, good communication skills, the ability to take initiative in research grant development, administrative leadership and excellence in teaching in higher education contexts.

Responsibilities of the post include leading the development of new grants in collaboration with Faculty, especially members of the Center who are housed in the College of Science; assisting all members of the Center with grant applications relevant to the aims of the Center; leading the Center in its work of outreach and communication in collaboration with the relevant Centers and Institutes on campus, such as the John Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values, the Institute for Church Life, or the Center for Social Concerns; having primary oversight of web development and publicity for the Center; willingness to take additional administrative responsibilities associated with the current research programs to be negotiated with the Center Director. The Associate Director will also have the opportunity to participate in the exciting, novel research program of the Center in their discipline and on other cross-disciplinary efforts. The relative proportion of these different responsibilities will be negotiated with the Center Director at least on a quarterly basis in accordance with the particular demands of the Center.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in relevant field required, preference for those with strong academic training and scholarly and other publications primarily in one or more of physics, philosophy of science, history of science, theology, or religious studies.

Candidates will need to demonstrate a clear profile in scholarly research and publications, excellent communication skills, the ability to take initiative in research grant development, administrative leadership and excellence in teaching in higher education contexts.

Preferred Qualifications

Those with dual training or experience across more than one discipline are particularly welcome to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter explaining your research interests and potential interest in this position, a c.v., and a writing sample to ctshf@nd.edu . Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately (or via a dossier service) to the same address. Review of applications will begin September 15th and continue until the position is filled.

Department Ctr for Theo, Sci & Human Flourishing (43313)
Department Website
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Whitworth College: Physics


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
PHYSICS DEPARTMENT FULL-TIME, TENURE TRACK

START DATE: JULY 1,2016
Application review begins September 14, 2015. The position will remain open until filled.

The Institution
Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In its strong liberal arts undergraduate and graduate programs, Whitworth unites a robust commitment to Christian mission and service academic rigor, and care for students. A community of Christian scholars carries out the university’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart” to enable students “to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity.”

The Department
The purpose of the Department of Physics is to provide our students with an academically rigorous education in physics and its application to engineering. This takes place in a context of committed Christian faith, intellectual challenge, and holistic mentoring. We seek to prepare students for careers in which they will explore the laws of the natural world that God has made, share the details of that creation with others, and apply technology to serve the needs of the world. The department currently has four tenured or tenure-track faculty and one full-time lecturer. We graduate 15-20 undergraduate students each year. The majority of our students earn a B.S. in Engineering Physics, a B.S. in Physics, or an engineering degree through our dual degree (3-2) partnership program. Responsibilities and Related Duties The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to Whitworth’s mission, strong teaching skills, an emerging record of publications, and a commitment to institutional service. Teaching responsibilities for this position span the department’s curriculum, from courses for non-science majors, to introductory physics courses for science majors, to upper-division courses in various areas of physics and engineering. The typical teaching load is two courses and two associated laboratories per semester, and a January term course. For at least the first four years of the appointment, a course release for one laboratory course per semester will be provided so that the new member of the department is able to involve students in a faculty-led research program. This position comes with a starting package to further support this research program. Candidates should demonstrate the initiative necessary to leverage this to receive external funding. Participation in departmental activities, academic advising, faculty governance, service to the profession, and service to the community is expected.

Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ph.D. or ABD by July 2016 in Applied Physics, Physics, or a relevant branch of engineering.
2. A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
3. A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
4. Demonstrated potential for effective college-level teaching.
5. Record of peer-reviewed and publicly disseminated scholarship.
6. A vision for establishing a sustainable faculty-led research program that also places a high priority on student development.
7. 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 perspectives.
8. A commitment to equal opportunity for all persons.
9.Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by July 1, 2016.
10.Ability to communicate effectively in English.
11.Background check and education verification required. Application Process The following documents are required to complete the online application form at www.whitworth.edu/jobs: 1.A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the required qualifications of the position
2.Your curriculum vitae
3.The names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three or more professional references
4.Your graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial)
5.Three recent student course evaluations (if they are unavailable instead submit a note of explanation)
6. A short personal essay characterizing your Christian faith (for expanded guidelines, please see www.whitworth.edu/facultyfaithessay)
7. A statement of research plans, including ways to involve undergraduate students
8. A short essay describing evidenced-based practices for increasing the numbers of underrepresented students in physics and engineering
Please direct questions to the search committee chair, Dr. John Larkin (jlarkin@whitworth.edu).

Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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Wheaton College: Engineering

Wheaton College seeks to fill a new tenure track position of assistant professor in engineering for the fall 2016 semester.

Wheaton's "3-2", or dual-degree engineering program, begun in 1969, has grown from a pre-engineering program and now includes a growing list of engineering courses in the catalog.

We are seeking candidates with an earned PhD in engineering, broad knowledge of the discipline, the ability to provide skilled and motivational instruction in lower division engineering courses, and a desire to engage students' passions and interests in an active-learning environment.

Industry experience as a practicing engineer, with hands-on design and project experience, is highly valued. It is expected that the candidate will maintain a research program on campus or in collaboration with neighboring national labs or industry, preferably one in which students are involved.

Interest in the interaction of Christian faith with the practice of engineering and active mentoring of students in this area is an important component of the position.

The College is located 25 miles west of Chicago and is near two national laboratories. For more information, please visit www.wheaton.edu/physics. Wheaton College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. The College complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will beginNovember 1 and continue until the position is filled. A fact sheet with more detailed information about the 3-2 program is available upon request.

Interested individuals should send a curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests to:

Dr. Darren Craig
501 College Avenue
Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL 60187
darren.craig@wheaton.edu

Applications will be mailed to promising candidates.

PostDoc Positions at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame has just established a new Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing, directed by Professor Celia Deane-Drummond. Following receipt of a generous grant from the Templeton Religion Trust for a multidisciplinary project led by Celia Deane-Drummond, Darcia Narvaez and Tom Stapleford, entitled 'Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science' we are looking for five three-year postdoctoral fellows across the disciplines of psychology, history and philosophy of science, theology, ethnography. Part of the project will be based at the University of Durham (UK). Start date for all these positions is January 2016; and the closing date for receipt of applications is mid August or until the position can be filled. Please spread widely to all your various networks!.

This provides a wonderful opportunity for talented young scholars in the relevant disciplines. Further details of these positions can be found here:


Yours Sincerely

Professor Celia E Deane-Drummond,
Department of Theology,
130 Malloy Hall,
University of Notre Dame,
Notre Dame,
Indiana
46556 USA

Judson University: Chemistry

Job Summary

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences seeks applications from individuals for a one-year faculty appointment in chemistry. Duties include teaching 4 classes from General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Analytical Chemistry for a total of 24 load hours as well as supervising lab activities and student workers.

Qualifications

Candidates for faculty positions must support Judson University’s distinctively Christian Mission and must 1) hold an earned master’s degree in chemistry or a related science; doctorate preferred; experience teaching would be considered favorably 2) demonstrate an active and growing Christian faith 3) share a commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered, academic community,4) be willing to affirm the university’s mission and community standards (see www.judsonu.edu/about/) and 5) possess collaborative skills to work with colleagues in the department and faculty in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Compensation

This positions would be hired at the assistant or associate professor level depending upon qualifications.

Contact Information

Applicants should send a letter of application expressing interest in the position and a completed application (http://www.judsonu.edu/jobs/). For more information, please contact Dr. Peter Sandberg: psandberg@judsonu.edu (847) 628-1098.

About Judson University

Judson is an evangelical Christian university of the liberal arts, sciences and professions and is located in Elgin IL, 40 miles northwest of Chicago on the banks of the Fox River. The University seeks candidates who are committed to an evangelical Christian worldview and to seeking an integration of their faith in all facets of their life and work.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or military or veteran status.his is placeholder text for