Physics Department Visiting Faculty

The Department of Physics at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting faculty position beginning Fall 2014. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Physics and be excited about the possibility of teaching in an undergraduate physics department that emphasizes close faculty-student interaction. Full-time faculty members at IWU teach a total of six courses during the academic year.  We have a strong preference for someone who has an affection for and significant experience
in laboratory work.

Complete applications (a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and unofficial transcripts of graduate schoolwork) and two to three letters of reference (addressing the candidate’s potential and past performance as a teacher) should be sent, preferably by e-mail to or by US mail to:

Linda French, Department of Physics
Illinois Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 2900
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900.

More information about the department and facilities is available at Inquiries may be sent to

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A pre-employment background investigation is required.  Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For further information see our jobs web page at

If hired, you must furnish proof that you are legally permitted to work in the United States.
Requirements: Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Physics.  Must have experience in teaching introductory physics laboratories.