Visiting Assistant Professor - Physics and Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy


The Department of Physics and Astronomy invite applications for A Visiting Assistant Professor starting in September 2014. This position is available for up to three years, contingent on satisfactory performance. Applicants should have some teaching experience and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Union is a highly selective, small (2200 students) liberal arts college with an engineering program, located in the Capital District of New York State, a region heavily engaged in science and R&D. The Department of Physics and Astronomy ( includes eleven full-time faculty in a variety of fields including astronomy, astrophysics, atomic physics, biophysics, environmental physics, nuclear physics, materials science, statistical mechanics, and art restoration research. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. Applicants should send a detailed curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Lynnette R. Stec, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308 (Email: We will begin the review of applications on March 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.