The physics program at Bethany College supports students majoring in biology, chemistry, and mathematics as well as engineering students who are part of the College’s 3+2 engineering program. The person filling this position will be responsible for teaching introductory calculus-based and algebra-based physics courses with labs, computer programming courses, and upper-level physics courses.

An enthusiastic, student- and learning-centered approach to teaching is required. The physics professor is expected to serve as the director of the 3+2 engineering program, coordinating with the College of Engineering at Wichita State University. The faculty member will also be an important contributor to the Bethany interdisciplinary core curriculum.

Other responsibilities include assessment, student advising and mentoring, active participation in recruitment of students, and participation in Departmental and campus committees.


  • A Masters in Physics or Physics Education is required; Ph.D. is preferred and ABD will be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to teaching at the college level is expected.

The initial application should include a letter of application, current vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, and 3 letters of reference sent to the Physics Search Committee, in care of Linda Ball ( lsball@bethanylb.edu). At least two references should specifically address your teaching ability.