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Lab Manager Position at Augustana College, IL
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Lab Manager Position at Augustana College, IL 7 years, 4 months ago #32

Dear Colleagues:

We are looking for a lab manager for our Physics and Astronomy department. Please pass this along to anyone that might be interested.

Thank you for your time,
Nathan Frank

Physics and Astronomy Department
Augustana College
Rock Island, IL
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Physics - Augustana College invites applications for a professional faculty position to teach and manage our introductory laboratories, beginning August 1, 2013. This is a non-tenure track, annually renewable multi-year position.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory labs, supervising undergraduate teaching assistants, equipment management, and safety. A Master’s degree in Physics or Engineering with laboratory teaching experience is preferred. A commitment to undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring in a liberal arts setting is required.

Our department offers 33 introductory physics lab sections each year, with average size ranging from 12 – 18 students per lab section. The successful candidate will share teaching responsibilities for these sections with the five current faculty members. Questions may be directed to the department chair, Cecilia Vogel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois is one of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents. Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed. Details about Augustana, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: www.augustanafaculty.org/.

To apply, please mail
*a letter of application
*curriculum vitae
*official copy of all college transcripts
*statement of teaching philosophy
*evidence of teaching effectiveness or summary of teaching evaluations
*three letters of recommendation

to: Search #117-13 Physics Committee
C/O Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College
Augustana College
639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Review of applications will begin March 10, 2013.
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