Sunday, October 31, 2010

Editorship at AJP

The American Association of Physics Teachers is searching for a new editor for the American Journal of Physics. The announcement, detailing the duties of the editor, possible arrangements between the editor's institution and the AAPT, the selection criteria, and the application procedure may be found at

Friday, October 29, 2010

TT at Sonoma State


Assistant Professor
Secondary Math Education, Science Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or Social/Multicultural Foundations of Education

Anticipated Permanent Full-Time Position (Tenure-Track)

Starting mid August 2011

Thursday, October 28, 2010

TT at U. Wisconsin - La Crosse

he University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, College of Science and Health, Department of Physics, invites applicants for a full time academic year tenure-track Assistant Professor to start on August 29, 2011.

The UW-L Department of Physics is expanding in the direction of teacher education. We have recently introduced a physics education major with teacher certification, and we are excited to recruit a colleague to lead this effort.

Duties/Responsibilities: (1)Teach a variety of introductory physics courses for science and education students, as well as methods courses for elementary, middle, or secondary education and majors; (2) contribute to the further development of the university's science education programs; advise/supervise pre-service teachers, become actively engaged with K-12 schools, professional organizations, or other education related endeavors at the local, state, or national level; (3) maintain a productive program of research in science education that involves undergraduates; (4) contribute to departmental, college, and university service activities.

Teaching Specialist/ Lecturer in Learning Tech. at U. Minnesota Twin Cities

Duties/Responsibilities: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, invites nominations and applications for a teaching specialist/lecturer in Learning Technologies. The Learning Technologies program engages in research, teaching, and development regarding the integration, teaching, and design of technology-based environments for K-12, business, community, and distance learning settings. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-track position in a highly regarded college of a major urban research university. Opportunities to teach during the summer are usually available. Located in the culturally diverse cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, the University of Minnesota offers unique opportunities for research and participation in varied cultural communities. Additional information about the college and department can be found at This faculty member will teach courses and provide leadership in the innovative use and teaching of technology and in helping others understand the role and implications of technology in society. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Teaching and advising: Teach learning technologies courses to undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. Service: Assist with scheduling/staffing of courses and with curriculum development. Participate in college, University, and community service or other outreach activities, such as service on internal committees or task forces and/or collaborating with external constituencies. Participate in the activities of relevant professional organizations. Appointment Details: The individual hired will be appointed to a full-time, 9-month position beginning on or after January 13, 2011. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Annual renewals are contingent upon a successful performance review, continuing need for the position, and availability of funds.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

TT at Drake University

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Drake University invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Experimental Biophysics beginning August 2011. The main responsibilities of the successful applicant are to effectively present undergraduate physics and biophysics courses at both the introductory and upper levels, mentoring and supervising capstone experiences, pursuing external funding, and, together with other faculty, planning the development of the biophysics curriculum at Drake. The main emphasis of the department is on excellence of instruction, but the candidates must show promise of an active program of scholarship capable of involving undergraduates. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in physics, biophysics or a closely related field. Post-doctoral experience is a plus. Start-up funds are available.

Applicants should send a full curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy and experience, a statement of research interests and a detailed plan to involve undergraduates in research. The names, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three references should be included. Consideration of applications will begin November 15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Address materials or requests for further information (email submissions preferred) to Prof. Charles Nelson, Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Drake University, Des Moines IA 50311. ( Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation.

TT at Rollins College

The Department of Physics at Rollins College invites applications from an Experimental or Computational Physicist for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2011. Candidates specializing in the broadly defined areas of biological physics, health physics, environmental physics, or energy are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates who are members of Phi Beta Kappa are also encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. is required, some prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred, and plans for an active research program capable of involving undergraduate students is mandatory. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to creative teaching of both introductory and advanced undergraduate physics courses, as well as courses for non-science majors. A commitment to the liberal arts and excellent communication skills are essential.

Monday, October 25, 2010

TT at Manhattan College

A tenure-track assistant professor position is available in the Physics Department of Manhattan College to begin the Fall 2011 semester. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Physics or in a related field. Candidates will be committed to teaching and research in an undergraduate setting.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Physics or in a related field. The successful candidate will take charge of a junior/senior level advanced modern physics laboratory and additionally teach Introductory Physics courses for students of engineering and science; upper level Physics Courses; and Astronomy and Physics for non-science majors as necessary. Please send curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information of three references to B. Liby, Chair, Physics Department, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Manhattan College, Riverdale, N.Y. 10471. E-mail address: The deadline for applications is January 15, 2010.

TT at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

The Department of Physics at IUPUI ( invites applications for 1-2 tenure-track faculty positions in physics, to begin August 1, 2011. Rank and tenure status are open depending on qualifications. Successful candidates will be able to complement the department’s current research strengths in condensed matter and materials physics, optical physics, and biophysics. Candidates with interest in experimental or theoretical research will be considered. Opportunities for collaboration exist with faculty in the 21 schools at IUPUI, including the School of Science, the School of Engineering & Technology, and the Indiana University School of Medicine. Researchers with a record of interdisciplinary research are encouraged to apply.

TT at Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for Fall 2011. Candidates must possess Ph.D. by August 2011. Duties involve quality undergraduate teaching and establishment of an externally funded research program involving undergraduates. Candidates with research in nuclear and particle physics are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidate must have strong desire to teach well. Prior teaching and postdoctoral research experience preferred. Valparaiso University is a highly regarded private university of over 4000 students located 50 miles SE of Chicago. Departmental research areas include nuclear and particle physics, stellar astrophysics, condensed matter physics, surface physics, and atmospheric physics. Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. Department website: Salary commensurate with experience. To apply send CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Stan A. Zygmunt, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383. Phone: 219-464-5380, fax: 219-464-5489, e-mail: Review of applications begins November 15 with December 1, 2010 deadline.

Assistant Professor at Wingate University

Wingate University, a residential university with a liberal arts core located near Charlotte, North Carolina announces a full-time position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Chemistry and Physics, starting August 2011. The responsibility includes teaching the sophomore calculus-based physics course. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Physics (ABD applications accepted) are encouraged to apply. A background in chemical or solid-state physics would be welcomed.
Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private, comprehensive institution offering students active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery, faith development and community service. Send a letter of application, a complete resume, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. James W. Hall, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Wingate University, Campus Box 3053, Wingate, NC 28174. The review process will begin on December 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. More information about the university may be found at

Anne McLaren Fellowships at the University of Nottingham

Applications are invited for The University of Nottingham Anne McLaren Fellowships, which are targeted at exceptional female scientists and engineers who are typically under-represented in these subjects, and wish to establish a research career in the UK. The Fellowships are a recognised first step into an independent research career, and are funded by the University of Nottingham's Research and Knowledge Transfer Board. The Fellowships are available from October 2011.

Candidates must have submitted a PhD (viva does not need to have taken place) and have had no more than four years full-time postdoctoral experience by 1 October 2011. Career breaks such as maternity leave, EU national service and Voluntary Service Overseas can be discounted but teaching experience and/or time spent in industry since the award of a PhD should be included in the total amount of postdoctoral experience. Part-time appointments would be considered on a pro-rata basis. Individuals who have been promised or already have a permanent position are considered to have achieved the aims of the scheme already and will not be eligible. The scheme is designed to offer support and flexibility.

Junior Research Fellowships Various colleges at Cambridge

Welcome to the Churchill College, Murray Edwards College, Selwyn College and Trinity Hall Joint Application Scheme for Junior Research Fellowships 2011.

The four Colleges invite applications for nine Junior Research Fellowships which will normally be tenable for three years from 1 October 2011. For more information regarding Fellowships on offer this year, please click here. Junior Research Fellowships are initial (normally) post-doctoral positions appropriate to the start of an academic career.

To access the Junior Research Fellowship application system, you are required to register. This enables you to save your application and revisit/edit it before submitting it, or to check the status of your application. It is recommended that you register as soon as possible.

Applications must be received online by 5pm on Sunday, 21 November 2010. References must be received online no later than 5pm on Wednesday, 24 November 2010. Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted. Please make sure that your application and your referees' reports reach us before the closing date. Register by clicking here.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Adjunct Positions at Elon University

The Department of Physics at Elon University seeks applicants for
multiple Adjunct Professor positions for Spring 2011 (February 1 to
May 20). Classes to be covered include:

PHY 105 A - Physics of Sound, MW, 5:30-7:10 PM
PHY 111 A - General Physics II (algebra-based), MWF, 8:00-9:10 AM
PHY 111 B - General Physics II (algebra-based), MWF, 10:50 AM-12:00 PM
PHY 111 C - General Physics II (algebra-based), MWF, 1:40-2:50 PM

An M.S. or Ph.D. in Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, or a related
field is required for consideration.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

SMART Scholarship for Service Program

The Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship-for-service Program fully funds undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of technical areas, including all fields of Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Mathematics.

The SMART application web page is at The application deadline is December 2010 for the 2011 school year.

Non-TT in PER at Arizona State University

The Department of Physics at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applications for a non-tenure track assistant/associate clinical professor or academic professional in physics education research. ASU has a long tradition of science education activities involving high school science teachers. Ideal candidates would have experience related to research in enhancing physics teaching at the high school level. Applicants must have a PhD in physics or a closely related field at the time of appointment, an outstanding record of research accomplishments with clear potential to establish a vigorous, externally funded, research program, and show a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Demonstrated experience in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment and excellent verbal/written English skills are desired. Rank will be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise.

Complete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching plans, and contact information for three references (postal, email, and phone). Materials should be submitted electronically at

Instructor/Assistant Professor at United States Military Academy

Applications are invited for this full time position at the United States Military Academy beginning on or about 3 January 2011. This is a 36-month term position without the possibility of renewal. Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in physics, nuclear engineering or a related field and possess an exceptional ability and a strong interest in teaching undergraduate physics. Duties will include teaching introductory calculus-based physics courses, and possibly teaching in the physics electives or nuclear engineering programs. Research opportunities are available.

The Ph.D. must be completed by time of appointment. Applicants must be citizens of the United States. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. For information about the department visit us at Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and career goals, not more than 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts to the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, ATTN: Ms. Gloria Gerard, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York 10996. Deadline is November 10

ADVANCE Executive Director at Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University is pleased to announce the recent award of the NSF funded ADVANCE IT project: Promoting Success of Women faculty Through a Psychologically Healthy Workplace (PHW). We are currently seeking candidates for the Executive Director of the ADVANCE program. The Executive Director will assist the PI, Dr. Sherry Yennello and the ADVANCE leadership team, to implement the objectives of the program. The ADVANCE activities that will transform Texas A&M were developed to align with the five Psychologically Healthy Workplace (PHW) practices: 1) Growth and development, 2) Health and well-being, 3) Involvement, 4) Recognition, and 5) Work-life balance.

These activities, which span the 5 PHW principles, are organized into three broad categories: climate change activities that are designed to improve the workplace climate and reduce bias at Texas A&M; faculty success enhancement activities that are designed to foster the professional development of women STEM faculty at Texas A&M; and recruitment and retention activities that are designed to increase Texas A&M’s success in recruiting and retaining women STEM faculty. A more detailed description of the position duties and responsibilities are listed on the ADVANCE website: Interested candidates should send their resumes to:

Dr. Robin Autenrieth, Search Committee Chair, 204 Zachry Engineering Center, 3127 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3127 (Fax Number: 979-847-8654)

TT at Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physics starting August 2011. A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate will develop an independent research program in experimental physics and be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and supervision of undergraduate research. The Department of Physics offers BA/BS degrees in physics and a BS degree in engineering physics. Applications received by December 15, 2010 will receive full consideration; applications may be accepted until the position is filled. All applications must be made online at; and include curriculum vitae, and cover letter. In addition, please send CV, research plans, teaching philosophy, transcripts, and 3 reference letters to: William D. Thacker, Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

TT at Drury University

The Drury University Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track position, rank open, to start Fall 2011. A Ph.D. is required. Our department consists of three full-time faculty, and we seek a fourth colleague with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at all levels (including general education), and to the development of an active research program that provides meaningful experiences for undergraduates.

The position is open with regards to specialty, and candidates with interdisciplinary connections are especially encouraged to apply. Startup funds are available. The department teaches in studio-like classrooms in an attractive, spacious science building that is just eight years old, and employs innovative research-based teaching methods. Current faculty use Workshop Physics, Modeling Instruction, RealTime Physics, Univ. of Washington Tutorials, and other approaches.

Founded in 1873, Drury is a liberal arts university in Springfield, MO with 1,600 traditional undergraduates, 135 faculty, and a growing number of master’s programs. The Physics Department shares Drury’s commitment to global and interdisciplinary education, and to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply. Drury is a member of the New American Colleges and Universities, a national consortium of 20 selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the candidate’s reasons for interest in Drury; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching experience, with emphasis on approaches to teaching undergraduates (both science and non-science majors) in a liberal arts setting, and examples of classroom practice; and a research plan involving undergraduates. Please arrange for three written letters of recommendation and provide contact information for those individuals. Electronic applications and questions should be submitted to Prof. Bruce Callen (Chair, Dept. of Physics) Review of applications will begin November 29, and will continue until the position is filled. Drury University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

[Ed. Note: Brant Hinrichs is a PER person at Drury.]

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Two TT at University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Arts and Sciences seeks to fill up to two tenure-track or tenured positions as part of a campus-wide initiative focusing on the development of a nationally recognized program of excellence in science education. The positions, to be associated with tenure homes in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, or Physics and Astronomy, are anticipated to emphasize research and/or outreach activities related to student learning in science, particularly in relation to recruitment, education, or retention of future science teachers. The anticipated start date is August 2011.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a field of life, physical, or Earth sciences and/or education. Preferences will be given to applicants with a record of scholarly activity, demonstrated potential for developing an externally funded research program, and expertise in the teaching of science content or pedagogy to all students.

Monday, October 18, 2010

TT at University of Waterloo

Applied Mathematics - Tenure-Track Position (Mathematical/Theoretical Physics)

University of Waterloo

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2010-09-20

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Applied Mathematics ( at the University of Waterloo, in the field of Mathematical/Theoretical Physics, to begin on or after July 1, 2011. The position is at the Assistant Professor level and salary will be commensurate with experience and research record. In exceptional cases, an appointment at a higher level may be possible.

We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in the areas of gravity, quantum gravity or cosmology. Candidates should show evidence of outstanding potential in research and should have a strong background in both mathematics and physics. We are looking for applicants with enthusiasm for the supervision of graduate students and for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

TT at McGill University (Canada)

Posted date:

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Experimental Condensed Matter Physics Department of Physics, McGill University

We are currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Experimental condensed matter Physics, beginning as early as September 2011.

McGill Universitys Department of Physics has an internationally diverse faculty and offers a rich research environment that includes the availability of advanced materials fabrication, characterization, measurement, and the access to atomic manipulation and microfabrication facilities. We are looking for an individual whose vigorous research program will enhance and complement this effort, and we value strong interdisciplinary interactions within and outside our Department. This search has an emphasis on solid state physics and on advanced materials, but applications from all areas of experimental condensed matter physics will be considered.

Part-Time Physics / Math Instructor at SBI Orlando

Institution:SBI Orlando - 00623
Location:Orlando, FL
  • Faculty - Science - Mathematics
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
The Sanford-Brown name dates back to 1866 when Rufus C. Crampton, a professor at Illinois College, established a school to meet the growing educational demands of post-Civil War America. Today, there are 9 campuses bearing the name Sanford-Brown College (SBC) and there are 16 other affiliated campuses operating under the names of Sanford-Brown Institute and Missouri College. At Sanford-Brown our goal is to meet the needs of students and employers by providing innovative, focused educational programs in a variety of fields that can help prepare students not just for a job, but also for a career. Sanford-Brown maintains a faculty of dedicated professionals whose goal is providing career-focused programs that can help our graduates achieve success in their chosen industries.

Part-Time Faculty at Georgia Gwinnett College

Institution:Georgia Gwinnett College
Location:Lawrenceville, GA
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
Job Summary/Basic Function: Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 35th member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. With a current enrollment over 5,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 10,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a modern technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 780,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

GGC is seeking candidates for the position of part time Physics Faculty for SRING 2011 semester term. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Science and Technology this position teaches college-level introductory Physics courses. This position also reviews, evaluates and recommends student learning materials, and evaluates students to measure their progress in achieving institutional and course goals.

TT or T at Georgia Gwinnett College

Institution:Georgia Gwinnett College
Location:Lawrenceville, GA
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
Type:Full Time
Job Summary/Basic Function: Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 35th member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. With a current enrollment over 5,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 10,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a modern technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 780,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

In anticipation of increases in enrollment for SPRING semester 2011, GGC invites applicants for a faculty position in Physics starting January 1, 2011. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of a variety of undergraduate physics and physical science courses in support of existing majors in Biology and Information Technology. The successful candidate will also participate in the development of new major programs as we grow. A strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement and participation in undergraduate research, as well as service to the school and community are expected. Teaching experience is highly desirable.

TT at Fort Hays State University

Full-Time Tenure Track

Institution:Fort Hays State University
Location:Hays, KS
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
Type:Full Time
Rank: Assistant Professor

Date: 8/10/2011

Education: A Ph.D. in physics is required by the date of the appointment.

Description: Responsibilities: The position carries a 12 hour teaching load per semester. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate should maintain the level of scholarship necessary to carry out a meaningful research program that engages undergraduate students. The candidate is also expected to provide service to the university and the community.

The Department of Physics: The department of physics has 5 full-time, 1 part-time, and 1 adjunct faculty members. The Department offers B.S and B.A. degrees in physics and physical sciences. In addition, the department also offers a 2+2 pre-engineering program and a 3+2 dual engineering/physics degree program. Current research activities include computational laser biophysics, experimental electron scattering, condensed matter theory, and physics education.

TT at Kettering University

Institution:Kettering University
Location:Flint, MI
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:01/14/2011
Type:Full Time
This is a tenure track position in the Department of Physics.

The Physics program at Kettering University is built on experiential education with an emphasis on work integrated and active learning, implemented by alternating academic and co-op or experiential education terms.

The Physics department offers two bachelor degrees, Applied Physics and Engineering Physics, as well as five minors in Physics, Optics, Acoustics, Materials and Nanotechnology, and Medical Physics.

Applicant must have a PhD in Physics or a closely related field, with expertise in a field of physics that could support the growth of our newly established Medical Physics minor. We are committed to a teacher-scholar model with a focus on student learning, intellectual and professional growth, and career success.

The successful applicant is expected to establish an active research program that improves department capabilities, supports professional development of faculty, and enhances opportunities for student learning.

TT at The Catholic University of Korea

Institution:The Catholic University of Korea
Location:Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Type:Full Time
Faculty Position for 2011 Spring Semester
The Catholic University of Korea
Application Deadline: December 2, 2010

The Catholic University of Korea invites applications for full-time, tenure track positions in a range of disciplines. The CUK seeks international scholars with outstanding research and teaching credentials who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

TT or T at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Institution:South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Location:Rapid City, SD
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
Type:Full Time
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Department of Physics invite applications for an anticipated tenure-track faculty position in experimental nuclear/particle physics. With the ongoing development of the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (DUSEL) in Lead, South Dakota, our department is expanding into research areas related to neutrino physics, neutrinoless double beta decay, direct detection of dark matter, nuclear astrophysics, proton decay, and related experiments requiring deep underground shielding and low-background counting. We primarily seek candidates at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptional candidates at a more senior level will be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in experimental nuclear/particle physics or related field. The successful candidate will be expected to build strong externally funded research programs, supervise graduate students, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. The anticipated start date for this position is August 22, 2011.

TT at Syracuse University

Institution:Syracuse University
Location:Syracuse, NY
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:12/31/2010
Type:Full Time
The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in computational materials science with preference for those with research interests that overlap and complement current research at Syracuse - see

We are looking for a dynamic researcher interested in establishing collaborations with faculty across various departments of science and engineering. The successful candidate will join a strong existing group in soft condensed matter theory and statistical physics and several active experimentalists in areas ranging from cellular biophysics to NEMS and quantum computing. Computational research at Syracuse includes gravitational wave astronomy, high energy physics, and condensed matter physics. These groups operate several large scale computational clusters. Synergistic research activities also exist in the departments of biomedical and chemical engineering and in chemistry. The University has recently made a substantial investment in the area of soft materials science and engineering with the creation of the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute ( and several new appointments in science and engineering departments.

TT at Northeastern State University

Institution:Northeastern State University
Location:Tahlequah, OK
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
Type:Full Time
Northeastern State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure track faculty position in Physics. Northeastern State University is a public university with its main campus located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the foot of the Ozark Mountains. The university also has two other campuses in Muskogee and Broken Arrow.

While this position will be based at the Tahlequah campus, teaching responsibilities may extend to other campuses as needed. Some evening classes are possible.

The successful candidate will teach courses in physical science for non-majors and introductory physics. The faculty member will advise students, pursue scholarly activities which may include active research, and perform service duties typically associated with college teaching towards the goals of the physics program and the Department of Natural Science. Faculty members should anticipate teaching online and/or blended courses as part of their regular teaching responsibilities.

TT at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Institution:Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Location:Worcester, MA
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
Type:Full Time
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Department of Physics
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in experimental biophysics. Candidates with an interest in optical imaging and spectroscopic microscopy as applied but not limited to single-molecule biophysics, cellular biophysics, and/or biomaterials are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program as well as take part in the mentoring and teaching of graduate and undergraduate students in WPI’s distinctive curriculum. Preference will be given to applicants who can interact among one or more areas of Soft-Condensed Matter. See and for current interests and activities at WPI.

Part-Time Lecturer at California State University, LA

Institution:California State University, Los Angeles
Location:Los Angeles, CA
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:Open Until Filled
college of natural & social sciences

Department of Physics and Astronomy

POSITION: Lecturer, temporary, non-tenure-track faculty positions with the possibility of renewal for additional quarters.

STARTING DATE: Beginning of Fall, Winter and Spring quarters.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have a Master of Science or a Ph. D. in Physics from an accredited university. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous Teaching Experience preferred.

DUTIES: Faculty will teach undergraduate level courses in Physics and Astronomy as needed.

Assistant Professor at Champlain College

Institution:Champlain College
Location:Burlington, VT
  • Faculty - Science - Biology
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:11/01/2010
Type:Full Time

The Division of Information Technology and Sciences at Champlain College seeks an engaged faculty member to teach courses in sciences, including courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Human Biology, and Physics starting August 2011. We are interested in candidates who can work within a team-oriented faculty and with strong project-based curricula. The successful candidate will teach primarily on campus, with some online classes. Responsibilities include primarily undergraduate instruction, course development, faculty mentoring, student advising, industry outreach, and student team project supervision.

TT Assistant Professorship at King's College

Institution:King's College
Location:Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Application Due:01/03/2011
Type:Full Time
Notes:included on Affirmative Action email
King's College seeks an Assistant Professor of Physics, tenure track, beginning in August 2011. A Ph.D. in Physics or a related discipline is required; postdoctoral or college teaching experience is beneficial. The area of expertise is open, but the College emphasizes teaching, along with undergraduate research. Teaching load is 4/4.

Adjunct Physics Faculty at Dallas County Community College

Institution:Dallas County Community College District
Location:Dallas, TX
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Position Number: 041010072

Salary: $41.03/Hour, Part-time

A part-time (Hours Vary) teaching position in the Science and Physical Education Department.

  • Responsible for lecture and lab instruction of Physics courses as assigned.
  • Perform duties as assigned.

AP Exam Reader for College Board

Institution:College Board
Location:Ewing, NJ
  • Faculty - Science - Physics
Type:Full Time
Notes:marked as a Priority
A Unique Professional Development Experience

Lend your expertise at the annual AP® Reading, meet colleagues, exchange ideas and discover new teaching approaches.

For over 50 years, AP has partnered with faculty at colleges and universities to prepare students for success in higher education. By participating in the AP Reading, college and university faculty help ensure that AP exams continue to measure a student's ability to master college-level work. Join more than 10,000 college faculty and experienced AP teachers who convene annually to grade free-response questions from students around the world. The College Board is seeking experts in the subject area: * Physics

Seven TT and T posts at Durham University

Further details of the post and an application form are available on our website ( orTel:0191 334 6499;fax:0191 334 6495

£29,853 to £52,346 p.a.

In order to strengthen the School of Education’s position as one of the U.K.’s leading Education departments,we are seeking exceptional people at a variety of levels of seniority.

Five posts are available to candidates with high-level research and teaching skills in any specialist areas of Education. For the senior positions, candidates should have an outstanding record of research publication, experience of university teaching and doctoral research supervision, and successful generation of external research funding.

Two further positions are available for candidates who can contribute significantly to the School’s work in Initial Teacher Training (ITT) in the areas of primary and secondary teacher education respectively. For these posts, we are looking for strong subject specialists, and are especially interested in primary mathematics and secondary science educators.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Faculty position at Lone Star College

Job Description: Plan, develop, and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning. Teach the full range of freshman and sophomore Physics courses. Advise students in academic matters. Evaluate students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress. Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community. Work with students outside of classroom as needed and remain accessible to them through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods. Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods. Develop and use a syllabus for each course within college and departmental guidelines. Post syllabus online for each course, each semester. Review, evaluate, and recommend student learning materials. Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles. Teach distance-learning (on-line) courses, as needed. Establish annual objectives, including personal and professional growth plans in consultation with dean. Participate in college-related activities such as registration, community education, recruitment of students, student advising, graduation, selection of faculty, student activities, and/or special programs. Serve on departmental, college and system-wide committees, as needed. Submit required college reports and forms. Become familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of the LSC System. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties, as assigned.