Monday, September 17, 2012

T at Northern Kentucky

Northern Kentucky University Department of Physics and Geology The Department of Physics and Geology invites applications for the position of Department Chair beginning July 1, 2013. This is a twelve-month tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. A Ph.D. in physics, engineering, or closely related area is required. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and be fully qualified to teach undergraduate physics courses. Preference will be given to those who have established a record of research and publication. The successful candidate will effectively lead a multi-disciplinary department, providing strong leadership, a commitment to collegiality, and advocacy at the college and university levels. The department offers baccalaureate degrees in physics, geology, and two specialties in engineering technology, as well as pre-engineering transfer programs. There are fifteen tenured/tenure-track faculty, four full-time lecturers, sixteen part-time faculty, five professional staff, and 430 majors. Send a statement of interest; curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses, email, and phone numbers of at least five references to: Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information on NKU and the department, visit and