The Physics Department of Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in August 2021 to teach a total of 6 courses distributed across Fall, Spring, and May terms. We seek candidates with enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment and a commitment to creative, inclusive instruction in both lecture and laboratory settings. The successful candidate should be able to teach physics effectively at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.

IWU is a private liberal arts institution with high academic standards. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer firmly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. IWU is an institution of approximately 1650 students graduating approximately 12 physics majors per year.  We have programs in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, nursing, and business. The University is located in Bloomington, Illinois, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 130,000.

A Ph.D. in physics (or a closely related field) by August 2021 is required. Applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. More information about the department is available at or by writing to the Department Chair, Narendra Jaggi, More information about the university is available at

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references by email to nstarcev@iwu.eduIn your letter of application, please include a statement about your commitment and approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).