Friday, January 20, 2012

TT at Oregon State University

Editors Note: This is a reposting of a job posted on November 3, 2011. The committee is accepting late applicants, but interested parties should get an application in ASAP.

The Physics Department at Oregon State University invites applications for a full time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, with an anticipated start date of Sept 16, 2012. We are looking for individuals with a strong background and future research plans to expand our Physics Education Research Group. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or a related area. The successful candidate is expected to teach physics effectively at the lower division, upper division, and graduate levels.

OSU is engaged in a major hiring initiative in discipline-based and education-based STEM education research, which includes a full-time, permanent Director for a new Center for Research in Lifelong STEM Education. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong interest in doing collaborative research in this setting, and within the broader education community. Oregon State University, which has the top Carnegie Research University classification of RU/VH (very high research activity), is a Land Grant institution and has strong programs in the physical sciences, the life sciences, and engineering. Please visit for more information.

Candidates should apply online at, job# 0008059, and electronically submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Preferred qualifications include a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Candidates should address this qualification in their curriculum vitae. Candidates also should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to via e-mail. For full consideration apply by January 5, 2012.

OSU is an AA/EOE and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.