Thursday, December 30, 2010

Astronomy Laboratory Instructor at Appalachian State University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Appalachian State University (www.physics.appstate.edu) invites applications for a full-time 11 month Astronomy Lab Instructor and Lab Support Position with a starting date of July 1, 2011. Applicants must hold an M.S. or higher in Astronomy, Physics, or a related field.

The duties associated with this position will be a combination of teaching in the introductory astronomy laboratory, providing support for the laboratory program and conducting outreach activities for schools, teachers, civic groups and the general public utilizing Appalachian’s “GoTo Astronomy Lab” Facility (http://www.dancaton.physics.appstate.edu/GoToLab/index.htm). The successful applicant will be under the direct supervision of one of the tenured/tenure track astronomy faculty.

Monday, December 27, 2010

TT at American University

American University, Washington, DC Department of Physics The Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position: Assistant Professor of Physics. Preference will be given to an experimental physicist with the ability to form research partnerships with science institutions in the Washington, DC area. Responsibilities include: teaching courses across the physics curriculum from General Education courses to upper-level major electives; establishing an externally-funded research program that can involve undergraduate research participation; and service to the department and University. The Department of Physics offers a BS in physics with tracks in traditional, chemical, and computational physics as well as minors in physics and applied physics. To be considered, applicants must have a PhD in physics or related discipline, post-doctoral experience preferred. For more information about our program, see www.american.edu/cas/physics. Additionally, a representative of the search committee will be at the AAPT Winter Meeting to answer questions about the position (contact the email below if interested). Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and research statement, and applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the search committee. Materials should be sent to: physicssearch@american.edu or Physics Search Committee, Physics Department, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8058. The committee will begin reviewing applications on January 21, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

VAP at Hendrix College

Hendrix College invites applications for a one year teaching appointment in the department of physics starting August 2011. Candidates must have a PhD in physics or related field. Additional qualifications include enthusiasm for teaching both non-science majors and physics majors at all levels of the curriculum. The successful candidate will not be required to conduct research, but we will encourage and support any voluntary research efforts with existing college resources. Review of applications will begin January 18, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our website at www.hendrix.edu/physics/ for more details on the position. To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Ann Wright, Hendrix College Physics Department, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway, AR 72032. Electronic submissions may be sent to wright@hendrix.edu.Notes : North American Residents Only

Professorship at California Baptist University

Assistant or Associate Professor of Physics.

Teaching responsibilities will include lower-division physics courses for science and engineering majors, and general education (non-calculus based) students, with the possibility of upper-division physics major courses in the future. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a private, Christian environment, and the ability to conduct a research program involving undergraduates. Special consideration will be given to individuals with the ability to teach astronomy or develop courses of particular relevance for engineering or mathematics majors.Interested candidates should fill out the online application: https://www.calbaptist.edu/employment/faculty.aspx

TT at Georgia Perimeter College

This position is responsible for providing 27-32 hours of instruction per academic year in Physics/Astronomy and for providing related curriculum and student support as well as student advising. This is a full-time, tenure track position.A minimum of a Master's degree in Physics/Astronomy or closely related field with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in the teaching discipline is required. Doctorate degree preferred.

Ability to teach Physics/Astronomy on the collegiate level. Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to students and facilitate student learning. Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology is required. Ability to maintain supply inventory and laboratory equipment, work within the Department budget and maintain appropriate records. Must be able to work effectively with laboratory supervisor and laboratory assistants. Must have the ability to review, revise and accurately document laboratory protocols for preparation and teaching materials, experiments and procedures.Prior teaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, is desired.Please apply at: http://careers.gpc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50834

TT at University of Michigan - Dearborn

The Department of Natural Sciences at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in physics beginning September 2011. A Ph.D. in physics, a commitment to teaching the full range of undergraduate physics courses, and the capacity to develop an active research program that will involve undergraduate students and attract external funding are required. Postdoctoral research and teaching experience are desirable. While applicants from all specialties will be seriously considered, preference will be given to those in the fields of biophysics/medical physics and material science.

VAP at Millersville University

Temporary, one-year full-time Assistant Professor position available beginning August 2011. Required: Ph.D. in physics. The candidate should have a demonstrated record of successful undergraduate physics teaching and a successful interview and colloquium presentation. The Ph.D. must be completed by time of appointment.

Located in historic Lancaster County, the campus is within three hours drive of numerous cultural and recreational opportunities in the cities of Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, and New York, the Pocono Mountains, Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. Our solely undergraduate department consists of seven full-time and one part-time faculty, as well as one technician. We serve about 800 students annually and have graduated an average of nine physics majors per year for the past 10 years. Our departmental motto “where high standards are only the beginning” describes our commitment to teaching excellence. Additional information can be found online at www.millersville.edu/physics.

Full consideration given to applications completed by February 28, 2011. To apply, go to https://jobs.millersville.edu and create a faculty application. A cover letter addressing your qualifications, your curriculum vitae, copies of your graduate and undergraduate transcripts and three current original letters of recommendation will be required. For additional questions, contact: Dr. Sean Hendrick, 717-872-3412, Sean.Hendrick@millersville.edu. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/7a9frzy

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Open Rank at University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TECS) in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking candidates to join a dedicated and accomplished community of faculty, students, and staff. This is a full-time, open rank, tenure track position in Secondary Science Education, beginning in September 2011.

The School is NCATE-approved and offers a comprehensive program leading to Master’s and doctoral degrees. We share a fundamental commitment to social justice and the pursuit of educational excellence. Located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the flagship campus of the Commonwealth’s university system and is a leading center of public higher education in the Northeast.

Monday, December 20, 2010

TT at Cal State San Marcos

California State University San Marcos has an opening for a tenure track assistant professor of physics to begin August 2011. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, applied physics, or a closely related field. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and be able to develop a research program that involves undergraduates. The preferred research area is biological physics or a related area such as medical physics, applied optics, acoustics, or soft condensed matter; however exceptional candidates in other research specialties will be considered.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement of future research plans, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Physics Search Committee, Department of Physics, California State University, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001. To assure full consideration, all application materials should be postmarked on or before 2/1/2011. However, applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Assistant directorship at NSF

Title: Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
Agency: National Science Foundation
Job Announcement Number: S20110018


Directs the senior leadership team and is responsible for all aspects of the management of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The Directorate provides research-based national leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning and education. EHR consists of four divisions: Undergraduate Education, Graduate Education, Human Resource Development, and Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings. The Assistant Director provides leadership and direction to the Directorate's senior managers and a staff of approximately 150.

The Assistant Director is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating EHR programs and operations and serves as the principal advisor to the NSF Director, Deputy Director and other agency management officials in matters related to STEM learning and education.

More info here

Monday, December 13, 2010

TT Fellowship at University of Groningen

We are looking for ambitious, creative women who aim for a successful independent career towards full professorship in a European top research university. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an independent, externally funded research program in collaboration with colleagues at our university and elsewhere. Fellows will also contribute to the teaching programs of the faculty.

The 6-year fellowships at our faculty comprise a generous startup package, including funds for a PhD position, and a gross annual salary commensurate with experience and in accordance with national standards, starting around € 4,082 per month (full time position).

Research fellowship at Girton College, University of Cambridge

Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship to be held in any science subject, for the academic year 2011/12 and tenable for three years. The College normally awards a Science Fellowship each year. This is open to graduates of any university with no age limit, but is intended to support those at an early stage in their academic careers, and will normally be awarded to a candidate who has recently completed a Ph.D. or is close to completion. The competition involves assessment of candidates' submitted work and interview.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

TT at Carson-Newman College

The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Carson-Newman College invites applications for a tenure-track position in physics at the Assistant Professor level beginning August of 2011. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required (ABD candidates will be considered). The successful candidate will be able to teach at all levels of the undergraduate physics curriculum as well as some mathematics courses. The primary qualification for this position is excellence in teaching, but service to the college and scholarly activity are also expected. Carson-Newman College is a leading Christian, liberal arts college affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention. The College expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the College and fellow employees. Further information about the college can be found at http://www.cn.edu. To be considered, please send a letter which addresses your qualifications and Christian faith, curriculum vita, and names and contact information of three references (please do not send letters at this time) to: Dr. Kina Mallard, Provost, Carson-Newman College, P.O. Box 71989, 2130 Branner Avenue, Jefferson City, TN 37760. Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Mike Seale via e-mail (mseale@cn.edu) or by calling 865-471-3261. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Deadline for receipt of completed applications is February 1, 2010.

Instructional Support Manager at University of Virginia

The Department of Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for an Instructional Support Manager position. In addition to serving as our primary Lecture Demonstrator, the Instructional Support Manager is the primary technical support for upper level labs and manages the instructional support team (classroom technicians and Elementary Labs Supervisor).

This position oversees support of graduate and undergraduate laboratory and classroom courses taught in the Physics Department; works with faculty to improve the quality of teaching in both laboratory and classroom courses in the Physics Department; facilitates the integration of state-of-the-art equipment into these courses by assisting in the selection, purchase, and maintenance of equipment as required; coordinates with faculty to support education outreach programs in the Physics Department.

TT at Lewis University

Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Physics department. A Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field is required and experience in teaching undergraduates is preferred. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching and to contributing to the growth of the physics program. Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of physics courses and labs at all levels, general education through majors. The candidate is also expected to establish a research program suitable for involving undergraduates.

TT at Elon University

Department of Physics, Assistant Professor. Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August, 2011. Ph.D. in astronomy or a related discipline required. Teaching will include astronomy and physics courses, and courses in Elon's General Studies Program. Mentoring of undergraduate research will be expected. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, and this position, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu and the department web site at www.elon.edu/physics. Send a cover letter, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research plans, and three letters of recommendation to Claudine Moreau (elonphysics@elon.edu) by December 31, 2010 to be assured of consideration. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

[Ed. note: They are looking for an astronomer or space science person specifically]

Research fellowship at Society in Science

Society in Science - Branco Weiss Fellowship, ETH Zurich
The fellowship is geared primarily to natural scientists and engineers at an early stage of their post-doctoral studies; however, representatives of other disciplines may also apply if they are able to present an appropriate project. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding scientific achievement to qualify.
The program is coordinated by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH); however, the financing can be used at any institution worldwide.

In the evaluation of candidates emphasis will be given to personality more than the proposed study. However, awardees are expected to design a courageous and scientifically rigorous research project which benefits from the unique freedom offered by the Branco Weiss Fellowship. The proposed inquiry must meet high standards of scientific quality as well as containing a clear and distinct social component.

VAP at University of Portland

The University of Portland invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting position in the department of physics beginning in August 2011. Teaching responsibilities will include lower-division and upper-division lecture and laboratory course offerings in physics. A Ph.D. in physics or astronomy and evidence of excellent teaching are required. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 1, 2011. Applicants should submit (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a statement of teaching experience, and (3) arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted before the application deadline. Applicants should send the materials to: Attn: Ms. Beth Rumely, Department of Physics, University of Portland, 5000 North Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. More information at: http://careers.aapt.org/jobs/3773347/one-year-visiting-position

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

TT at University of Northern Colorado

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Number: F99410

Position Description: This nine month, tenure-track position requires a Ph.D. in physics with an emphasis in physics education, or a Ph.D. in science education with a strong background in physics by the position hire date. The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory physics, science courses for non-science majors, and science methods courses and supervise student teachers. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, a plan for an active research program involving undergraduates, and evidence of commitment to service are expected. A history of involvement in K-12 science education and experience in securing extramural funds are desirable.

Monday, December 6, 2010

MISO Project Coordinator at NC State

The MISO Project Coordinator is a full-time position and will coordinate activities for “Maximizing the Impact of STEM Outreach through Data-driven Decision-Making (MISO),” a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project that involves a partnership among colleges and programs at NC State University. Duties include implementing activities of the project, coordinating efforts among K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) outreach programs, and working closely with university enrollment management and data management professionals at The Friday Institute. Coordinator will work closely with large and small STEM outreach groups like The Science House, the Kenan Fellows Program, and the Engineering Place as well as small, individual-PI groups offering K-12 outreach to teachers and students.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Lecturer at Georgia Perimeter College (Online)

Institution: Georgia Perimeter College
Location: Online/Remote
Category:
Faculty - Science - Astronomy and Astrophysics
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/24/2010
Application Due: 01/16/2011
Type: Full Time
Job Summary/Basic Function: This position is responsible for providing 15-16 hours of instruction per semester in Physics/Astronomy (Online) and for providing related curriculum and student support as well as student advising. This is a non-tenure track position.

Required Experience: Prior teaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, is desired. Online teaching experience is a plus. Successful candidate will be required to complete online teaching training provided by Georgia Perimeter College.

Required Education: A minimum of a Master's degree in Physics/Astronomy or a sub-discipline (related field) with a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in the teaching discipline is required.
Doctoral degree preferred.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach Physics/Astronomy courses effectively on the collegiate level using online technologies, relate to students and facilitate student learning. Successful candidate must be familiar with WebCT/Blackboard or related tool and have excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. Must have the ability to review, revise and accurately document teaching materials. Must be able to work effectively with Online science faculty. Ability to collaborate inter-departmental and with other college departments.

TT and Limited-Term Faculty at Ryerson University

Institution: Ryerson University
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/23/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in the country, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.


Tenure-Track and Limited-Term Faculty Positions
Department of Physics
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science

The Department invites applications from outstanding candidates for one tenure-track and one limited-term faculty positions, at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2011, subject to final budgetary approval. The focus of this search is in any of the following fields: Biophotonics, Molecular Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Computational Physics. The successful candidates must possess an earned doctorate in Physics or a related field, and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

TT at Rochester Institute of Technology

Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/16/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time


R*I*T
FACULTY POSITION POSTING FORM
Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science
BRIEF POSTING DESCRIPTION:
Job Title/ Rank: Assistant Professor
PC# 8196 IRC42374
Department: Physics
Job Category: Faculty, Tenure Track
Starting Date: August 16, 2011

DETAILED DESCRIPTION:
The Department of Physics at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for two or more tenure-track faculty positions to begin August 2011. The positions are expected to be at the rank of assistant professor, however, candidates with experience and qualifications consistent with appointment at a higher rank are also invited to apply.

Lecturer at Burlington County College

Institution: Burlington County College
Location: Pemberton, NJ
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/16/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
The Lecturer will teach 15 credits per semester as part of the base workload.

In addition, the Lecturer will assume responsibility for outcomes assessment in one or more courses in the discipline, participate on college committees including Middle States, and contribute in a meaningful way to the college community. This is a non-tenure track appointment.

Adjunct Instructor at College of Saint Elizabeth

Institution: College of Saint Elizabeth
Location: Morristown, NJ
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/19/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Physics Adjunct - Spring 2011
Type: Part Time
Position: Faculty, Adjunct Faculty

Job Description
Teach undergraduate General Physics II course for Spring, 2011. Must possess a Master's degree in physics or related field. College teaching experience is desirable.

How to Apply
Please send a letter of application, teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae with three references to: jobs15@cse.edu or mail to:

Science and Mathematics Area
College of Saint Elizabeth
Henderson Hall
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
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College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
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Physics Faculty Position at The Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi

Institution: The Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/07/2010
Application Due: 01/15/2011
Type: Full Time
The Physics Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at the Petroleum Institute (PI), Abu Dhabi, UAE, invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, starting in the fall of 2011.

Position description/qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Physics and a record of excellence in teaching and research. Teaching responsibilities will include General Physics courses with the possibility of additional courses as requested by and/or taught in conjunction with faculty from the engineering programs of the PI. Additional responsibilities of the Physics faculty include mentoring and advising of students. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a research activity in an area that relates to the mission of our principal sponsors. Candidates with demonstrated ability to engage in multidisciplinary research in collaboration with faculty from PI's engineering programs will be favorably considered.

Adjunct Instructor at Tarrant County College District

Institution: Tarrant County College District
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/08/2010
Application Due: 08/26/2011
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Salary: $32.50 USD Per Hour
Job Summary: To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.

Minimum Requirements: Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Physics.

Special Instructions: This is a district pool position, it is important that you select a campus preference if you have one.
Application Information
Contact: Tarrant County College District
Online App. Form: https://jobs.tccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50445&jtsrc=www.highered jobs.com&jtrfr=www.peopleadmin.com&adorig=PA
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Lab Technician at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Institution: Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
Location: Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Category:
Admin - Laboratory and Research
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/10/2010
Type: Full Time
The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University is seeking a male Physics Laboratory Technician to supervise the Department's Physics laboratories.

Position Description: The Physics laboratory technician will be responsible for the preparation of equipment and materials used by students in the Physics laboratory. The technician is expected to supervise the students while conducting their laboratory assignments and instruct the students in the proper and safe use of the laboratory equipment. The technician will also assist in the ordering of supplies, maintaining laboratory equipment and carrying out simple repairs.

Qualifications:
· A Bachelor degree in Physics from a reputable university;
· Demonstrated ability to instruct in English;

This is a unique and rewarding opportunity to be a part of a developing University. If interested, please forward your CV in confidence to recruitment@pmu.edu.sa.
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Contact: Human Resources
Department Of Mathematics & Natural sciences
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
Phone: 0096638499746
Online App. Form: http://www.pmu.edu.sa/en4/coe_doid.asp
Email Address: aalkhaleq@pmu.edu.sa
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Instructor at Clayton State University

Institution: Clayton State University
Location: Morrow, GA
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Faculty - Science - Chemistry
Faculty - Science - Biology
Posted: 11/10/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
The Department of Natural Sciences is seeking part time faculty members to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology, Physics or Chemistry. Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree and at least 18 graduate hours in the applicable discipline. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references.

Clayton State University is located 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta. For more information, visit the Department of Natural Sciences website at http://a-s.clayton.edu/science/
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Contact: Dr. Michelle Furlong, Department Chair
Natural Sciences
Clayton State University
Email Address: mfurlong@clayton.edu
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TT at Marshall University

Institution: Marshall University
Location: Huntington, WV
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/11/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

The Department of Physics and Physical Science at Marshall University invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2011. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in the physical sciences, or an Ed. D. in science education.

Applications should include evidence of (or potential for) excellence in teaching, and the ability to establish an externally-funded research program suitable for undergraduate teaching education.

Teaching duties will include courses for non-majors in physics, chemistry, astronomy and earth science lecture and labs. The successful candidate is expected to have some knowledge in the history and philosophy of science and the role of the nature of science in public school science teaching. Experience in State and National Standards, certification issues, curriculum and testing methods and experience teaching in public schools is desired.

TT at Case Western Reserve University

Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Location: Cleveland, OH
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/12/2010
Type: Full Time
The Physics Department of Case Western Reserve University has opened a search for a new tenure-track faculty member in the area of computational physics with some emphasis on industrial applications. An appointment at the Assistant Professor level is preferred, but more senior appointments will be considered.

The exciting environment embracing this position is the outgrowth of a pioneering educational and Ph.D. mentoring physics program. The program has a thirty-year history of industrial and interdisciplinary collaborations connected to Cleveland's leading imaging and other medical companies and to CWRU's top-ranked biomedical engineering and radiology departments. While the computational methodology relevant to this search is already broad, including finite element, finite-difference-time-domain, and Monte Carlo radiation particle tracking applications, candidates coming from a wide variety of applied mathematical physics areas will be considered. With this new hiring, CWRU physics department also hopes to grow a vibrant collaboration with the applied mathematics faculty, which is itself newly expanded.

It is expected that applicants will have already established a program of excellent research. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have publications in refereed journals, while those for Associate Professor and Professor are expected to have a strong record of publications and research funding and to have gained a national and international reputation, respectively. All candidates must possess the strong interest and skills needed to be an effective teacher and mentor of graduate students. The average teaching load is one course per semester. A Ph.D. or the equivalent in physics or a closely related discipline is expected. The CWRU physics department description is found at http://www.phys.case.edu.

Adjunct Instructor at Bryn Athyn College

Institution: Bryn Athyn College
Location: Bryn Athyn, PA
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/03/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
PHYSICS INSTRUCTOR

Position Available Winter Term 2010-2011

Bryn Athyn College is seeking a part-time instructor to teach the lecture portion of the second term introductory physics course, Physics 211, beginning in late November. The College operates on a trimester system and is located 15 miles north of center city Philadelphia in Montgomery County. A masters degree or above in an appropriate field and experience in physics are required. At least 1-2 years of teaching experience is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to: Dr. Dan Synnestvedt, Division Head, 2895 College Drive- P.O. Box 475, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009. Email dan.synnestvedt@brynathyn.edu. Bryn Athyn College is an equal opportunity employer.
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Division Head
Bryn Athyn College
2895 College Drive
PO Box 475
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
Email Address: dan.synnestvedt@brynathyn.edu

TT at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/04/2010
Type: Full Time
Salary: $53,700 USD Per Year
Organization Name: UA-PhD in Engineering Physics

Division: Daytona Beach

Brief Description:
The Department of Physical Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of Space Physics. Applicants in the area of Magnetospheric Physics are particularly encouraged to apply. We expect to have this position filled for Fall 2011.

TT at University of Saint Francis

Institution: University of Saint Francis
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/04/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
The University of Saint Francis, Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 2011. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Physics, Astronomy, Earth Space Science, and Physical Survey. Required qualifications: earned Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, Earth Sciences or a closely related field, evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level, experience integrating technology into teaching, and an interest in supervising students in undergraduate research.

The University of Saint Francis Chemistry Department awards degrees in Chemistry, Pre-Medical Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Chemistry-Secondary Education. We seek a candidate whose credentials and experience will complement the department's programs and also contribute to the University's general education program with a commitment to the university's Catholic and Franciscan Mission and Values, and a demonstrated enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching, research, and service in a university that offers degree programs in the liberal arts, professional, and pre-professional programs

Applicants should submit an application letter, Curriculum Vita, statement of teaching philosophy (1 page maximum), a short description of research or field interest (2 page maximum), a list of non-routine equipment needs, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

Review of application will begin January 10, 2011, and will continue as they are received and until the position has been filled.

The University of Saint Francis is a dynamic, growing Catholic university with a strong liberal arts tradition in the Catholic tradition and a bold vision for the future. The University of Saint Francis is an EEO employer. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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Postal Address: Search Committee
Physics
University of Saint Francis
2701 Spring Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Email Address: searchcommittee@sf.edu

Instructor at South Louisiana Community College

Institution: South Louisiana Community College
Location: Lafayette, LA
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Faculty - Science - Mathematics
Posted: 11/04/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $30,000 to $36,000 USD Per Year
Notes: marked as a Priority and included on Affirmative Action email
SLCC is a rapidly growing multi campus institution serving south central Louisiana. Available full-time faculty positions for Spring 2011:

* Physics/ Mathematics - (Requires a Master's degree in physics and 18 graduate hours in Mathematics )

RESPONSIBILITIES: Course teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester. In addition to teaching duties, faculty has student advising, college service, and office hour responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Faculty positions require a minimum of a Master's degree in the teaching discipline or a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

APPLICATION: To apply candidates must submit a SLCC application, copies of academic transcripts for credentialing purposes and AA form (optional). Application available at www.southlouisiana.edu/hr . RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF THE APPLICATION.
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Fax: 337-262-2102
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Email Address: alicia.hulin@southlouisiana.edu

Instructor at Laredo Community College

Institution: Laredo Community College
Location: Laredo, TX
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/04/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $41,152 to $47,928 USD Per Year
Educational Requirements:
A Master's degree in a field of science is preferred. A minimum of 18 graduate hours in your specialty is required.
Some experience in teaching, preferably at the community and/or senior college level, is desirable.

Basic Function and Responsibility:
This individual will be responsible for teaching science courses in his/her discipline in the Department of Natural Sciences with duties as listed below and in accordance with the Laredo Community College Manual of Policy and the Faculty Procedures Manual.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Teach assigned courses in your discipline by preparing lecture and laboratory materials and activities, which result in demonstrated student achievement. Laboratory activities may require some heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds).
2. Develop, evaluate and revise course objectives and syllabi to ensure instructional quality.
3. Make every effort to provide a safe learning environment for the students and be responsible for the security of equipment, materials, and classrooms.
4. Provide students with timely evaluation of their progress and with educational assistance within assigned courses including tutoring, referral to available
student support services, and by acting as an educational resource for students.
5. Provide timely and accurate information and/or reports throughout the semester and at the end of each semester to the Registration Office and departmental office. (This includes final exam and course grades, grade records, attendance records grade distributions, copies of final exams, competency analysis, etc.)
6. Provide accurate career and/or degree plan advisement during scheduled and/or unscheduled student advisement and registration periods.

Adjunct Instructor at The Art Institute of York - Pennsylvania

Institution: The Art Institute of York - Pennsylvania
Location: York, PA
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/05/2010
Application Due: 12/15/2010
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Salary: $58.64 USD Per Hour
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Job Title * Acoustics/Physics Faculty (Adjunct)

Lawson Job Title * Faculty

Requisition Code * 13001.18.11.1

Job Type * Adjunct Faculty

Career Level * Experienced (Non-Manager)

Minimum Education Required * Master's Degree

Travel Required * 0 - 20%

Category * Faculty

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Job Summary

The part time instructor facilitates meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. S/He provides education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace. S/He encourages a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development. This position is part time/adjunct only. Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Adjunct Instructor at Capitol College

Institution: Capitol College
Location: Laurel, MD
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 10/28/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Adjunct Physics Instructor (Part-Time Faculty)

Minimum Requirements:
Master's in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics OR Bachelor's in physics or astronomy AND Master's in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics OR the equivalent.

Experience that indicates sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of college students and personnel.

Instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College

Institution: Santa Rosa Junior College
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Category:
Faculty - Engineering - Other Engineering
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 10/28/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct

Santa Rosa Junior College
Adjunct Faculty Employment Opportunity

ENGINEERING & PHYSICS INSTRUCTOR POOL (ADJUNCT FACULTY)
PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Engineering and Physics Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. Teaching assignments may be temporary, part-time and/or on-call and may be immediate or as needed (as specified in Education Code Section 87482.5).

Adjunct Instructor at Trinity Washington University

Institution: Trinity Washington University
Location: Washington, DC
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 10/28/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
Trinity Washington University
Adjunct Faculty- Physics

Trinity Washington University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach Physics courses.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful candidates should have earned at least a Master's degree in Physics or a related discipline, from an accredited institution, and be able to demonstrate strong teaching skills. Official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations, or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references will be needed if invited to campus for an interview.

Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

Please click on link below to apply
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Contact: Office of Human Resources
Trinity Washington University
Online App. Form: http://www.dcjobs.com/apply.asp?pagemode=5&jid=2179937
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TT at Randolph-Macon College

Institution: Randolph-Macon College
Location: Ashland, VA
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 10/27/2010
Application Due: 12/06/2010
Type: Full Time
Assistant Professor of Physics - The Department of Physics at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2011. Demonstrated excellence in teaching both major and general education courses at the undergraduate level is required along with research involving students. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the College's Honors and First Year Experience programs. Ability to teach courses in the Environmental Studies program a plus. Ph.D. in Physics is required at the time of appointment.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Mrs. Barbara Wirth, Physics Department Search, Randolph-Macon College, P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005 or email to bwirth@rmc.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 6 and will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities. EOE.

TT or T at University of Delaware

Energy Science, Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry/Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Institution: University of Delaware
Location: Newark, DE
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Faculty - Science - Astronomy and Astrophysics
Posted: 10/27/2010
Type: Full Time

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2010 and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of Delaware has identified energy science as a strategic initiative and has established the University of Delaware Energy Institute. The University's College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for faculty positions in experimental or theoretical physical science concerned with energy supply, conversion, storage and/or utilization.

Appointments will be made either in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry or in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, as appropriate for the successful candidates. These tenure-track/tenured appointments will commence September 1, 2011. It is expected that a successful candidate will be qualified to teach core courses at all levels within the respective curriculum, demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching, and establish an externally funded and highly visible research program that complements current research activities at the University.

Adjunct Instructor at San Bernardino Community College District

Institution: San Bernardino Community College District
Location: San Bernardino, CA
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 10/26/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct


San Bernardino Community College District

Adjunct Physics Instructor

Position Type: Part-Time Faculty

Department/Discipline: DIST-Distributed Education

Summary Description: Part Time Faculty position.

Minimum Requirements:
Master's in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics OR Bachelor's in physics or astronomy AND Master's in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics OR the equivalent.

Experience that indicates a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and personnel.

Adjunct Instructor at University of North Texas at Dallas

Institution: University of North Texas at Dallas
Location: Dallas, TX
Category:
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 10/25/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct

UNT Dallas – the first public institution of higher education in the city - offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

Adjunct Instructor for Physics The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for an adjunct faculty instructor to teach Conceptual Physics and associated labs (PHYS1210) in the Spring semester of 2011. UNT Dallas – the first public institution of higher education in the city – offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

The adjunct instructor is responsible for teaching a 3-credit hour course – Conceptual Physics and associated labs – in the Spring of 2011. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about teaching and student success.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• A Master’s degree in physics with at least 18 graduate credit hours in physics.
* Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline.
* Demonstrated experience teaching college level physics.
* Academic experience working on a campus with culturally diverse students, staff and faculty.

TT at Elon University

Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2011. Ph.D. in astronomy or a related discipline required. Teaching will include astronomy and physics courses, and courses in Elon's General Studies Program. Mentoring of undergraduate research will be expected.

Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, and this position, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu and the department web site at www.elon.edu/physics.

Send a cover letter, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research plans, and three letters of recommendation to Claudine Moreau (elonphysics@elon.edu) by December 31, 2010 to be assured of consideration. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

TT at Mount Saint Vincent University (Assessment)

Department: Education: Learner Assessment & Evaluation
About the Position


The Faculty of Education seeks candidates with expertise in learner assessment and evaluation (K-12). Candidates should have experience both in school and university teaching in the areas of multiple forms of classroom based assessment for learning and standardized measurement and evaluation protocols. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in both the Bachelor of Education and graduate programs. Experience with the integration of technology into curriculum would be an asset. Workload includes research, teaching, and collegial service.

Qualifications

Applicants should hold a doctorate in an appropriate field or be near completion of their degree. Evidence of research competency is required. Teaching experience at the university level would be an asset.

TT at Mount Saint Vincent University (Curriculum & Instruction)

Department: Education: Curriculum & Instruction
About the Position


The Faculty of Education seeks candidates with expertise in curriculum and instruction (elementary/secondary social studies or elementary science). Candidates should have experience with curriculum instruction and development for either social studies education or science education and a research program in the area of curriculum and instruction for one of these content areas. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in both the Bachelor of Education and graduate programs. Experience with the integration of technology into curriculum would be an asset. Workload includes research, teaching, and collegial service.

Qualifications

Applicants should hold a doctorate in an appropriate field or be near completion of their degree. Evidence of research competency is required. Teaching experience at the university level would be an asset.

TT at University of Calgary

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN EDUCATION: SECONDARY SCIENCE

Date Posted: November 15, 2010
Region: Alberta
Institution: University of Calgary
Discipline: Education
Web Link: http://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/careers/careers_search

Assistant or Associate Professor in Education: Secondary Science

The Faculty of Education, University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with research and teaching expertise in the field of secondary science education. The appointment will commence July 1, 2011, or a mutually agreeable date.

Applicants must have a doctorate in education, a strong beginning or established research and publication record, and teaching capabilities in theoretical and practical areas relating to the teaching and learning of secondary science. Teaching experience in K-12 and/or informal and post-secondary contexts, an interest in using distributed learning formats using a variety of technologies, and a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively are also assets in the consideration of candidates.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

TT at US Coast Guard Academy

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physics at the assistant/associate/professor level, commencing in August 2011. The successful candidate's primary duty will be to teach the introductory physics courses taken by all sophomore cadets. Additional expectations include the development and teaching of upper level courses in the science major consistent with the selectee’s specialty, and engagement in an active research program (theoretical, experimental, or pedagogical) involving undergraduates. Tenure-track position responsibilities also include participation in leadership and professional development activities with students outside of class, academic advising, and service to the Academy.

Academic rank will be based on qualifications and experience; salaries are highly competitive. A Ph.D. in physics or related discipline is required. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching. Good interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills are essential. For more information and application procedures visit http://www.usajobs.gov, Job Announcement # 11-1077-NE-DG. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy prides itself in maintaining, developing, and promoting a community of inclusion that embodies a representative cross section of the United States. It is our belief that gender, racial, ethnic, and religious diversity are critical to the professional and personal development of future Coast Guard Officers as well as the entire academic and professional community at the Academy.

TT at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

We are seeking an outstanding teacher and experimental physicist with a strong dedication to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment to join us as of September 1, 2011. An interest or background in the Aviation Sciences would be a plus. Opportunities for scholarly activity could include collaborations at the William J. Hughes Technical Center of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Aviation and Technology Research Park located 5 miles from campus. Academic experience with culturally diverse populations is desired.

Teaching load is normally 12 hours/semester, with most courses carrying 4 - 6 hours of teaching credit. Primary teaching responsibilities will include the teaching of introductory and advanced level physics courses and accompanying laboratories, developing courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, as well as participation in the College’s General Studies offerings. Excellence in teaching and extensive experience as a hands-on experimentalist is desirable. Ph.D. in physics by Sept. 1, 2011 is required and post-doctoral experience would be a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Monday, November 29, 2010

TT or non-TT at Oregon Institute of Technology

The Natural Sciences Department at Oregon Institute of Technology seeks candidates for a full-time, nine month position as Assistant Professor of Physics, with the possibility for tenure track depending on qualifications. This position starts September 2011. A substantial part of the teaching load will involve teaching introductory physics for students in biology, environmental sciences, renewable energy, engineering and medical imaging majors. Experience and/or interest in interdisciplinary or applied physics are desirable.
Qualifications: Master’s or doctoral (preferred) degree in physics or related field. Teaching or research experience desirable. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to undergraduate students. This announcement will remain open until filled. Review of applications is expected to begin on or about December 06, 2010. Therefore, at the discretion of OIT, materials received after that date may not receive consideration. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of your teaching philosophy, the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three references, and copies of your transcripts by email to oithr@oit.edu, job # 11-66009. Application material may also be mailed to the OIT Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.

Professorship at Indiana Wesleyan University

Indiana Wesleyan University’s College of Arts and Sciences Department of Physics invites applications for a faculty appointment in Physics beginning in August, 2011. If qualified, the successful candidate will occupy the Blanchard Endowed Chair, which carries with it financial support and release time from teaching to encourage a vibrant research program with undergraduate students.
Applicant may teach a range of undergraduate physics, physical science, astronomy, and electronics courses. The successful candidate will combine the ability to communicate effectively in the classroom and laboratory. We seek a candidate who is committed to building and sustaining an active program of undergraduate research. Areas of particular interest include biophysics, optics, instrumentation, environmental science and computational physics. The prospective faculty member should be willing to work collaboratively as part of a vibrant School of the Physical and Applied Sciences of 36 full time faculty members. Especially welcome are applications from those who bring diverse ethnic, racial, and international perspectives to their teaching, scholarship, and Christian faith. Online application materials may be accessed at www.iwu.jobs. Questions may be directed to Dr. Dennis Brinkman, c/o Pam Sempel at pam.sempel@indwes.edu.

Non-TT at the University of St. Thomas

Job Summary: The Physics Department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN (www.stthomas.edu/physics) invites applications for a full-time, ongoing, non-tenure-track faculty position to start September 2011.

The successful candidate will teach 6-7 courses per year, primarily at the introductory level but possibly at the advanced level as well. In addition, the candidate will be expected to operate our new observatory, which comprises a fully automated 17" telescope along with several smaller telescopes. The candidate will be frequently available for evening sky viewings throughout the year and will work closely with the Observatory Director and other faculty to develop new curricular and community outreach activities. These endeavors will constitute the bulk of the candidate's professional engagement beyond regular teaching duties.

Professorship at James Madison University

James Madison University (JMU) seeks a coordinator for its nationally recognized Mathematics and Science area of General Education. We seek a candidate with a deep commitment to academic excellence and liberal education that can lead our well established interdisciplinary program to further success.

Principal Duties: The Coordinator will work as both a faculty member and administrator. The Coordinator will teach and be tenurable in her or his academic discipline. Administrative duties include guiding faculty and curriculum development, overseeing assessment of student learning at the program level, advising students and serving as a member of the University Studies program staff. Desired Qualifications: Candidates will hold a terminal degree and have a distinguished record of teaching, research, and university service appropriate for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should be able to provide evidence of creative leadership and management abilities and demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary cooperation and liberal education.

James Madison University is a state-supported co-educational university located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Additional information may be obtained by visiting the university website at either http://www.jmu.edu or http://www.jmu.edu/gened/. To view the full job posting and to apply for this position go to https://JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number 0403781. Salary to commensurate with experience. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/agpgxff

TT or T at University of Ontario Institute of Technology

The Faculty of Science invites applications for a tenure-stream or tenured position in Physics at any rank. This position is subject to budgetary approval, and would start at a mutually agreeable time but not later than July 2011. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct active and innovative research programs and to teach at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing laptop computers and wireless connectivity, UOIT seeks faculty who strive to explore and develop new pedagogies. Applicants with research expertise in the area of experimental materials physics are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Physics or a related area, a strong academic background, and a record of excellence in research.

The Faculty of Science offers an Honours Bachelor of Science degree program in Physics, including Medical Physics, Forensic Physics and Energy and the Environment specializations. Further information about the Faculty of Science is available at http://science.uoit.ca. Applications will be accepted until January 7, 2011 or until suitable candidates are found.

Two Postdocs at MIT

Join a new program to develop an open source integrated online learning environment that integrates short learning modules, cognitively categorized homework, links to chosen external simulations, and coupled in-class activities like peer instruction. The modules blend assessment, instruction, outside assets, and discussion groups. We will assess everything a student does using Item Response Theory which will allow us to guide instruction of student and class. Mining student use data will allow us to measure the learning of individual instructional exercises and to improve assessment items. This environment will be built using LON_CAPA.org and will implement our new Modeling Applied to Problem Solving pedagogy. See http://relate.mit.edu for related work.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

TT at University of Maine

Assistant Professor
Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, or Physics & Astronomy
Discipline-Based Education Research
Full-time Tenure-Track Position

The University of Maine invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Physics & Astronomy, Chemistry, or Mathematics & Statistics, with expertise in chemistry, mathematics, or physics education research. The appointment will be in one of these academic departments, with membership in the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (Maine RiSE Center).

This position is one of three new faculty hires created through the Maine Physical Sciences Partnership (PSP), an NSF-funded, multi-million-dollar project of the Maine RiSE Center in collaboration with regional school units, to target the teaching and learning of physical sciences in grades 6-9 as well as the preparation of science teachers at the University of Maine. The project includes (1) the selection and implementation of coherent, research-supported curricula; (2) provision of ongoing intensive professional development for teachers; (3) research on the impact of the curricular implementation on student learning and teachers’ content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge; (4) reform of university-level STEM instruction.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Communications Specialist at AIP

** Commnications Specialist at American Institute of Physics **

Communications Specialist — MD
Brief description of job duties
The Society of Physics Students (SPS) at the American Institute of Physics, is seeking a Communications Specialist who will be responsible for the maintenance of the SPS websites and electronic communication, and the non-periodical SPS publications. She/he will also assist with the scheduling for meeting preparation and surface mail efforts as well as any other SPS projects and publications as needed. She/he will be responsible for maintaining and contributing to social networking efforts of the Division; such as Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and other social media applications. Must be willing to travel as needed. All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in relevant subject area is required, with substantial physics coursework at least equivalent to a physics minor. Two years experience in web maintenance and familiarity with XHTML specifications, CSS, java scripting, basic UNIX system file commands, and PDF technologies also are required. The ideal candidate will have documented experience in managing and scheduling multi-faceted projects and strong organizational skills to coordinate project development. Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with customers, society representatives, in-house staff, and technical professionals are required. She/he must have the ability to multitask and work in a team environment.

IF YOU HAVE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE NOTIFY HUMAN RESOURCES AT AIPHR@AIP.ORG AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Visiting Assistant Professor at Saint Mary's College

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, is seeking to fill a renewable visiting assistant professor position in physics. Initial teaching responsibilities will be physics courses in our general education program and a methods and content physics course for elementary education majors.

Saint Mary’s College is a 4-year, Catholic liberal arts college for women. The physics program is part of a joint department with chemistry and as a service program, teaches students in a variety of majors.

More information here.

Adjunct Faculty at Cuyahoga Community College

Job Responsibilities: Teaches a full range of courses including General Physics and College Physics.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in Physics or a related field. Proficiency in word processing, presentation software, internet and email.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physics. Previous teaching experience in Higher Education. Previous experience with Blackboard (web based course management system).

More info here.

Science/ Engineering Tutor with Kaplan

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of modules in science and/or engineering on programmes offered by the College. These modules may be at both pre-Undergraduate and pre-Masters level. The post will be of particular interest to candidates who enjoy working with international students.

Starting salary available: £28,000 to £30,000 + benefits

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

TT or T at Arizona State University

Assistant or Associate Professor - Science
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Arizona State University

BRIEF DESCRIPTION
The person selected for this position will teach science foundations, assessment, methods, and research courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; serve as faculty advisor to graduate students; develop a program of scholarly productivity as evidenced through peer‐reviewed publications, acquisition of external funding and presentations at national conferences; contribute to program development, and provide college, university, professional, and community service.

Applications due Wednesday, December 15, 2010

more information here: http://education.asu.edu/jobs/assistant-or-associate-professor-science

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Assistant Director at Florida International University

Florida International University is looking for a coordinator for our new Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Project. The project focuses on working with faculty (and paying them) to implement research-validated curricula in their physics, chemistry, and biology courses. The FIU PER group is driving the project, leveraging our success to push the institution towards additional reform. We envision post docs / 2nd post docs as the most likely to fill the position, but all are encouraged to apply.

The full ad is online: http://casgroup.fiu.edu/physics/news.php?id=1951

The application is online at www.fiujobs.org (position #62776).

Monday, November 15, 2010

TT at US Naval Academy

We are currently looking to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant-professor level. The United States Naval Academy offers a unique program that creates for faculty an attractive balance between teaching and research. Class sizes are small (no more than 24 students to a section) with a typical teaching load of two sections per semester. The physics department contains many faculty with a wide range of teaching and research interests. We typically graduate over thirty majors each year in one of three tracks: the standard physics track, the astrophysics track, and the applied physics track. If you have a passion for teaching but also want to enjoy a rigorous and supportive research environment, the USNA Physics Department may be an ideal place for you.

Lecturer at Eastern Kentucky University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time (nine month) faculty position at the rank of Lecturer beginning August 15, 2011. The responsibility of this position requires 15 hours of teaching and focus on teaching classes and laboratories at the introductory level in Physics and Astronomy. Requirements include a Master’s Degree in Physics, Astronomy or a related field from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and experience developing and delivering classroom instruction at a university setting. All interested applicants must apply at jobs.eku.edu (search requisition 0608578). Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

TT at SUNY at Binghamton

Outstanding applicants are being sought for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Physics Department at Binghamton University. Exceptionally experienced and well-qualified applicants will be considered at the rank of Associate Professor. The department seeks applicants with the ability to build and maintain an independently sponsored research program. Equally important is an applicant committed to teaching and engaging Physics undergraduate and graduate students in both research and the classroom. We are particularly interested in building our graduate program in the areas of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Materials Science, and Computational Materials. A Ph.D. in Physics and postdoctoral experience are required. The University has made substantial investments in its research infrastructure in the physical sciences, including funding of the Innovative Technologies Complex with more than $25 million in state-of-the-art analytical equipment and a new $2 million nanofabrication facility in the Department of Physics.
Applicants should submit a full vita, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references in a single PDF to physics@binghamton.edu. For full consideration, submit your application by January 20, 2011. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Binghamton University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of minority groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Lecturer at Spelman College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the scholarly environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.
The Department of Physics at Spelman College invites applications for a one-semester teaching appointment for spring semester 2011, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent semesters. The teaching load will include a mix of introductory lectures, recitations, and labs. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field (ABD acceptable if defending this year); preference will be given to candidates with some teaching experience.

TT at Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of physics for Fall 2011 to teach undergraduate physics and physical sciences courses and to actively engage students in their scholarly and research activities. Final appointment subject to available funding. Requirements include: Earned PhD in physics or a closely related discipline; research experience in physics or closely related field. For full job description and application procedures, see: https://employment.ric.edu/. Application deadline: January 7, 2011.

Teaching and Research Technician at John Carroll University

The Physics department of John Carroll University is seeking to fill a staff position for a teaching and research support technician. Duties include: support teaching laboratories and classroom demonstrations; teach introductory labs and train and supervise undergraduate teaching assistants; train students in safe and correct machine shop practice; use machine tools to construct equipment to support science faculty research or teaching; manage and maintain the physics department machine shop. Suitably qualified individuals may have other teaching opportunities. Screening of applications will begin December 6, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. John Carroll University is committed to diversity in the workplace; we strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Qualifications: Master's or PhD degree in physics, engineering or related field preferred (Bachelors with extra experience will be considered). Skill with machining and safe machine shop practice. Ability to design and troubleshoot simple circuits. Computer skills sufficient to troubleshoot software or computer interface problems. Requirements: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and two letters of recommendation, through the JCU web site:
https://jcu.hua.mytalentlink.hrdpt.com/ats/job_search.php?view_all=1&clear=1

Associate Professorship at the University of Waikato (New Zealand)

Applications are sought from individuals who will contribute to the profile of teacher education and research. You will be expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate level, including the supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students, and engage in research and publication. Providing academic leadership in ensuring quality and innovation in research, teaching and curricula development is essential to this role.

You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, university teaching experience and a strong record of scholarly publications. Success in winning external research grants would be advantageous.This position is available from February 2011. Current salary range for Senior Lecturers is NZ$79,266 to NZ$106,319 per year and for Associate Professors is NZ$103,527 to NZ$117,941 per year. The level of appointment will be dependent on academic qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Lecturer at Eastern Michigan

Lecturer I (Physics / Astronomy)
Eastern Michigan University
General Summary:The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a full time lecturer position starting winter 2011.

The Lecturer will teach courses in Introductory Astronomy, Introductory Physics (conceptual, algebra and calculus-based) as well as other courses in Physical Science.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

TT at Utica College

Applicants are invited for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin Fall 2011. We are seeking candidates with broad intellectual interests, an obvious enthusiasm and talent for undergraduate teaching, and the ability to involve undergraduates in scholarly research in any field of physics or astronomy but especially in an experimental area. Successful candidates must be committed to creative undergraduate teaching of both physics and pre-engineering courses, with a demonstrated ability to teach effectively to students possessing a variety of interests and backgrounds. Ability to teach Astronomy would be particularly welcome.

To ensure consideration, candidates should submit a letter of application including a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research plans and goals, and three letters of recommendation to John H. Johnsen, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Utica College, Utica, NY 13502. Submission of information may also be sent electronically to jjohnse@utica.edu. For full consideration all materials should be received by January 15, 2011.However, we may continue to accept and review applicants until the position is filled. Utica College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit our Web site: http://www.utica.edu.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Instructor at NC School of Science and Math

North Carolina School of Science and Math has a job opening for a full-time physics instructor beginning in January 2011. For information about the position and how to apply, go to http://www.ncssm.edu/hr/jobs/.

Inquiries about the position may be directed to the NCSSM Human Resources office or to Dr. Myra Halpin, Dean of Science (halpin@ncssm.edu)

Monday, November 8, 2010

TT at Murray State University

Assistant Professor – Engineering and Physics, Department of Engineering and Physics, Murray State University. Full-time, tenure track position to begin August 2011. Applicant is expected to teach courses in undergraduate general physics and engineering physics, establish a productive research program; manage undergraduate general physics laboratories; participate in curriculum development; perform professional service.

Ph.D. required in physics. ABD’s with a documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered. Applicants should have research interests in physics fitting to a regional undergraduate university; have desire to involve undergraduates in research projects and ability to contribute to design activities appropriate for an EAC/ABET-accredited engineering physics program. Applicants with teaching experience in an undergraduate physics program are preferred. To Apply: Please Visit www.murraystatejobs.com

TT at Mesa State College

Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting in August 2011. Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or closely related field, a proven interest in teaching undergraduate physics, good communication skills, and the ability to involve undergraduate students in research projects required; backgrounds in experimental physics or astronomy preferred. Visit www.mesastate.edu/hr/newempl.html for details. Apply by 01/14/11.

TT at Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University is recruiting applications for two tenure track faculty positions in the Department of Chemistry and Physics commencing August 2011. A Ph.D. in physics is required, and post-doctoral research or professional experience is desired. Preference will be given to an appointment at the Assistant Professor level but applicants with outstanding credentials may be considered at higher ranks.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the educational mission of the Department and to develop an independent and externally funded research program. He or she will teach introductory and advanced courses in physics and supervise undergraduate research. We welcome applications from candidates whose research activities will contribute to the ongoing interdisciplinary research within the Department and College.

TT at SUNY College at Oneonta

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Astronomy commencing in August 2011. Expectations include instruction, research, student advisement and college service. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm and credentials for teaching astronomy at all undergraduate levels for students with a wide range of abilities; significant experience with telescope and planetarium operations; ability to teach introductory and upper-level physics courses; inclusion of undergraduate students in research projects in astronomy; experience with diverse populations or inclusive pedagogies. The department has impressive astronomy infrastructure including New York State’s largest reflecting telescope (40” JMI) and a planetarium with an Evans and Sutherland Projection System. The department currently has six full-time faculty and supports approximately 70 students with a Physics Major, an Adolescence Education Physics Major, an active 3-2 Engineering Program, and Astronomy and Energy Minors.

To apply, go to http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=21521. Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of interest in and qualifications for the position, and scanned copies of graduate transcript(s). Please have three professional references send letters to: Dr. Hugh Gallagher, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 120E Physical Science Building, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY 13820. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Program Coordinator at the University of Oregon

The University of Oregon, Department of Physics invites applications for Program Coordinator for a new Science Literacy Program (SLP). This non-tenure track career faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Senior Instructor is part of a 4-year HHMI-funded Undergraduate Science Education program that is anticipated to continue beyond the grant period. The SLP is interdisciplinary. The Coordinator will collaborate with four departments, Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, or Physics, and will be a member of one of them. The SLP goals are improving science literacy course teaching, providing faculty development opportunities, and training students in teaching and communication. The Coordinator will administer the SLP, participate in curriculum and pedagogy development, participate in program assessment and results dissemination, and coordinate with other UO programs. A background in science education research and a PhD in biology, chemistry, geology, or physics are required.

Applicants must apply online at Academic Jobs Online (http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo) and should upload an application letter, a current curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of experience and scholarly interests in science education research. They should arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation uploaded at the same site. Further questions concerning this search should be sent to SLPsearch@physics.uoregon.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2010, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.
An equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

[Ed. Note: the application review deadline has been updated on this post.]

Thursday, November 4, 2010

TT or T at North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University
Assistant/Associate Professor of Science Education
College of Education
Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education

We invite applications and nominations for a tenure-line position, assistant/associate professor rank, in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education, College of Education, NC State University. To apply for this position please visit our website at http://jobs.ncsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=88690. The candidate must have completed the doctorate at the time of appointment. This is a nine- month, tenure track appointment effective August 15, 2011.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

TT at University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Applications are invited for an anticipated tenure-track assistant professor position in Physics, with specialization in Physics Education Research preferred. Start date is August 23, 2010. This person will teach and contribute to the development of courses and laboratories in algebra- and calculus-based introductory physics and physical science, plus teach additional upper division courses in engineering physics as determined by the successful applicant's expertise and departmental need. The physics program at University of Wisconsin-Platteville includes an accredited major in engineering physics plus service courses for engineering, science, technology, and liberal arts majors. The university, located in southwest Wisconsin, enrolls about 6800 students, mostly undergraduates, including about 2000 in engineering. Specifics regarding this position, the department, and the application process can be found at http://www.uwplatt.edu/chemep/phys/employment-faculty.html. Application review begins 1/4/11 and continues until the position is filled. UW-Platteville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

TT at Univ. of Michigan - Flint

The University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for appointment as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physics beginning fall 2011. The University of Michigan-Flint is a non-discriminatory, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Minimum requirements are as follows:
1) Ph.D. in Physics or closely related discipline
2) Evidence of high quality teaching in an undergraduate physics program
3) Record of published research and promise of future productivity

TT at Bennington College

Bennington College, an innovative liberal arts college in Southwestern Vermont, invites applications for a full-time faculty member in Physics, starting Fall 2011. All areas of specialty are encouraged; candidates interested in developing a curriculum in astronomy/astrophysics or atmospheric physics are of particular interest.

The College observatory, available for teaching and research purposes, houses an automated, 16” Ritchey-Chr├ętien telescope and several smaller student telescopes. Teaching expectations include an annual two-term college physics sequence with lab, advanced offerings, and courses for the broader campus community. Also desirable is the potential for contribution to the mathematics curriculum. Applicants must have a PhD at the time of appointment and maintain active professional work/research as part of this position.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Part-time Instructor at Bennett College

The department of mathematics and computer science at Bennett College is looking for a part time instructor to teach two physics classes; Physics for Biological Science and Physics based on Calculus. The position requires completing minimum 18 credit hours of graduate level physics courses.
Contact:
Dr. Byong Lee, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
tel: 336-517-2281

Monday, November 1, 2010

Lecturer at Baylor University

The Department of Physics, Baylor University, invites applications for a Lecturer position, anticipated to begin in the fall of 2011. Baylor University, the world’s largest Baptist university, is a coeducational institution of about 15,000 students and 950 faculty located in Waco, Texas—midway between Dallas and Austin. Applicants should be committed to achieving excellence in teaching introductory-level physics and astronomy courses. The successful candidate should hold a master’s or Ph.D. in physics or astronomy, and possess a proven record of teaching excellence at the introductory or advanced levels.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, transcripts, curriculum vitae, brief essay on teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Dwight Russell, Chair, Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Physics, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97316, Waco, TX 76798. Applications received by January 7th, 2011, will be given full consideration. Baylor University is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Two TT at Univ. of North Florida

The University of North Florida Department of Physics is seeking candidates for two tenure-track assistant professor of physics positions to start in August 2011. A Ph.D. in experimental physics with emphasis in condensed matter or optics is required. Postdoctoral research experience and the ability to secure external funding are highly desirable. The successful candidates will be able to teach courses throughout the physics curriculum and conduct externally fundable research involving undergraduate students. Competitive start-up funds are available. Currently, there are four condensed matter experimentalists and one condensed matter theorist in the Department.

Applicants must complete an online application at www.unfjobs.org (positions #332670 and #333850). Separate statements of teaching interests and research plan, all undergraduate/graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference must be submitted to Dr. Jane MacGibbon, Dept of Physics, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224 (jmacgibb@unf.edu). Application review will begin on January 5, 2011. UNF is an EO/EA/AA Institution.

TT at San Francisco State Univ.

[Ed. note: This is a separate position in the SFSU physics department that is distinct from the one recently posted in educational psychology.]

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at San Francisco State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in theoretical high-energy physics. We are also interested in applicants working at the interface of particle and nuclear theory. Specific interests among the current particle physics faculty include lattice gauge theory, nonperturbative aspects of quantum field theory and hadronic physics. More information about our department can be found at the department’s website, http://www.physics.sfsu.edu.

The department offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and is committed to excellence in both research and teaching. We seek candidates who are outstanding researchers, and who are enthusiastic about mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and involving Master’s students in their research. Faculty members with funded research programs typically teach two courses per semester.

TT at Univ. of Central Arkansas

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Physics Education Research (PER). The successful candidate will have a research program in PER, participate in teacher education programs, and teach service, general education, and science education courses. Submit CV, graduate transcripts, statements addressing teaching philosophy and research plans, and contact information for three references to daynab@uca.edu, or by mail to Dr. Stephen Addison, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, AR 72035. Review of candidates begins on January 3, 2011, and continues until the position is filled. AA/EOE.

TT at Fordham University

The Department of Physics at Fordham University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start in the Fall of 2011. The applicant must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, particularly in the area of engineering physics. Additionally, the ability to develop innovative courses and experiments in engineering physics will be considered a plus. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, preferably with a B.S. or M.S. in an engineering discipline. Post-doctoral experience with a strong publication record is also required. The successful applicant is expected to carry out a research program with the involvement of undergraduates. Current areas of research are mesoscopic physics, polymers, liquid crystals, laser physics, quantum optics, intermediate energy nuclear theory, and particle physics (chiral perturbation theory, lattice QCD). Our location in New York City provides many opportunities for collaborative research.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a brief plan of research, a statement on teaching philosophy, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation e-mailed to haider@fordham.edu or mailed to Search Committee, Physics Department, Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y. 10458-9993. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2011 and will be considered until the position is filled. Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

TT at Northern Arizona Univ.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northern Arizona University is seeking an experimental physicist for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2011. The successful candidate is expected to become an excellent and enthusiastic teacher of physics at all levels, conduct research in experimental physics, advise students, and serve on committees at both the department and university level.

The minimum qualification is an earned doctorate in physics or a related field. Preferred qualifications include: demonstrated interest or ability to develop a research program that involves undergraduates and graduate students; a publication record and/or extramural funding in experimental physics; demonstrated interest in developing into an exceptional teacher; expertise in condensed matter physics/materials science, chemical physics, biophysics, or optics; expressed interest in interdisciplinary research with other departments; and, the ability to work with students, colleagues, and community members from diverse cultures.