Monday, September 30, 2013

TT at Univ of South Carolina - Sumter *PER*

Assistant Professor of Physics, USC Sumter. The University of South Carolina Sumter invites applications to a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August, 2014. A Ph.D. in Physics or Physics Education at time of appointment preferred.  A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to maintain a healthy level of professional activity in scholarship and service are required.  The teaching load will be twelve contact hours per semester.  Student advising and participation on campus committees is expected. Review of credentials will begin December, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of South Carolina requires individuals to apply online for all job vacancies.  You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at As part of the online process, an application letter (which should include philosophy of teaching and professional goals and interests), vita, three current letters of recommendation, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and summaries of teaching evaluations or other evidence of excellence in teaching must be attached to the online application form. If you have any questions about the application procedures, please call (803) 938-3721. Foreign nationals should indicate current US immigration status. USC Sumter is an AA/EOE.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

TT at Frederick CC, MD

Position Information
Position Number:
Job Title:
Assistant Professor, Physics  
Pay Rate:
(List annual or hourly rate.)
Commensurate with education and experience  
Position Type:
Faculty Full-time  
General Description of the Job:
Faculty members are responsible for creating a premier, student-centered learning environment accessible to individual learners with diverse educational needs and goals. Primary teaching responsibilities will include physics (both Calculus and Algebra based).  
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Physics or closely related field.  
Preferred Qualifications:
Teaching physics at the college level or teaching physics to adults.

Ability to teach physical science courses closely related to physics.
Work Schedule:
M- Th, F or Weekends as assigned.  
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time  
Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. Cover letters may be addressed to the Assistant Professor, Physics Search Committee and should briefly address your qualifications as related to the requirements of this position.

For best consideration, applications should be received by October 25. Review of applications received after this date is not guaranteed.

To view a detailed job description for this position Click Here

FCC offers a generous benefits package which includes two medical insurance plans, dental and vision plans, waiver of FCC tuition for employee and eligible dependents, tuition reimbursement, generous leave benefits, retirement plans, and more!

To view a summary of benefits Click Here

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

TT at Augsburg College MN

The Augsburg College Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin September 1, 2014.  We seek individuals with a commitment to teaching, research, and mentoring undergraduates of diverse backgrounds.
To prepare students for life after college, the Augsburg Physics Department meaningfully involves undergraduates in active research programs in Space Physics and Condensed Matter/Biophysics.  Augsburg College is committed to supporting faculty research.  The potential of candidates to complement existing research programs will be viewed favorably, as will the ability to creatively integrate computational techniques into course work and undergraduate research.  The department values the development of distinctive courses focused on physics majors, the honors program, and general education alike.
Requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics, or closely related field; ABD considered, but degree must be completed by start date, 9/1/14. Consistent with the demographics of its physics majors, the department is a member of the APS Bridge program.  Candidates with experience and/or interest in working with a diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
Among the distinctive features of the college are its deep dedication to civic and community engagement, robust undergraduate research programs, and a strong belief in the integration of liberal arts and professional studies across all programs. The College’s commitment to the local neighborhood and the world is enhanced through the work of four signature centers:  the Christensen Center for Vocation, the Center for Global Education, the Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning, and the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work.  Augsburg’s commitment to diversity is reflected in the student body: for the past four years, students of color comprised nearly 40 percent of the incoming first-year class. With approximately 1,000 students living on campus, Augsburg engages students in a wide range of co-curricular activities, including NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics. At both undergraduate and graduate levels, students actively engage in international travel and intercultural experiences that broaden their view of the world and deepen their engagement in it.
To apply, go online at, send cover letter that includes statements of teaching experience, interests, and description of research plans (including relevant publications), CV, 1-page description of professional goals, undergraduate/graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to.  Deadline for completed applications is November, 8, 2013.  Further information about the college and the Physics Department is available at:
Augsburg College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to approximately 4,000 students of diverse backgrounds. With a student/faculty ratio of 15:1, the college focuses on close personal interaction with faculty and experiential education opportunities on campus and in the community. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings. Additional information may be found at
Augsburg's main campus is located in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, one of the most diverse areas in the Twin Cities. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and one of the city’s largest medical complexes are adjacent to Augsburg; the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners Theatre district are just a few blocks away.  In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a vibrant branch campus in Rochester, the fastest growing city in Minnesota and headquarters of the Mayo Health System.  In addition to these locations, Augsburg owns and operates international sites in Mexico, Guatemala, and Namibia.
Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate intercultural competence.

FT at Irvine Valley College CA

Irvine Valley College
Physics Instructor
Closing Date: 10/25/2013
Job Opening #4493/4229

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

The Position:
Instruct a variety of lecture and laboratory courses in Physics. Provide leadership in the development of a comprehensive physics curriculum. Participate in program review process and student learning outcome (SLO) process. Assist with the development and operation of appropriate instructional facilities and related interdisciplinary programs. Comply with all SOCCCD, IVC, MSE Academic Unit, and Physics Department policies with regard to participation in general faculty functions related to the educational program, staff development/flex-calendar activities, committee work, and departmental and school meetings. Maintain formal office hours. Perform necessary clerical and administrative tasks in a timely manner. Assume a leadership role in the intellectual growth and academic success of a diverse student population through the careful preparation of course materials and the employment of effective teaching methodologies. Assignment may include day, evening, or weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Master's degree or higher in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Bachelor's degree in physics or astronomy AND a Master's degree in engineering, mathematics, meteorology, or geophysics from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above (Applicants applying on the basis of equivalency must submit the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form in addition to all other required materials).

Experience Required:
· Two (2) years of recent full-time (or equivalent part-time) experience teaching physics, lecture and laboratory, at the college level.
· Minimum of one (1) year (full- or part time) of work experience in higher education.
· Evidence of sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:
· Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in Physics-related industry or higher education.
· Experience in designing laboratory experiments.
· Demonstrated skills in communicating effectively, both written and orally, with students and colleagues.
· Evidence of experience and proficiency in the use of laboratory equipment and instruction appropriate to college physics courses.
· Evidence of strong commitment to remain current in physics and its instructional programs.
· Evidence of academic experience in teaching and developing curriculum in physics.
· Knowledge of and ability to integrate computer technology in the classroom.

To Apply:
Please visit the District's Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.


Online App. Form:

TT at Rowan University NJ

Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 14,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts eight colleges--Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Graduate and Continuing Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics-and has been called upon by the state to create a College of Health Sciences.

The Rowan University Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track Instructor position beginning Fall 2014. We seek candidates who are passionate about teaching at the undergraduate level. Successful candidates are expected to mostly teach general physics to science and engineering majors, coordinate the introductory courses, develop and enhance laboratory experiences, and participate in curriculum development.

A Ph.D. degree in Physics is preferred, but M.S. degree may be considered. Postdoctoral experience is valued, but not required. Strong candidates will have experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching college-level physics.

The Department of Physics & Astronomy currently consists of 10 faculty members, a laboratory coordinator, an instrument coordinator, secretary, and serves over 130 physics majors who have ten active research facilities that foster student/faculty collaborative research including labs for magnetics, physical properties, thin film fabrication, microscopy, biophysics, laser cooling, and computational physics. A new research program in Physics Education Research will be initiated. The department also houses an observatory, a planetarium, and a machine shop. Additional information may be obtained from our web site at

The application must be submitted as a single '.pdf' file containing curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf via email directly from their references to with subject line 'Physics Instructor Search'. All complete applications, including letters of recommendation, received by February 3, 2014 will receive full consideration. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Online App. Form:

TT at Dillard, LA

Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/profession institution located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, announces seven positions.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics            
Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Physics, a record of teaching and service, a commitment to academic excellence. Applicants whose research interests complement the department's research strengths in experimental PLD of thin film familiar with XRF, XRD, AFM and FTIR machines are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:  Teach physics courses; advise and mentor students; conduct an undergraduate research program; write grants; serve on program, School and College committees. Teaching load will include 12 hours per semester depending on grant-supported research activities and other departmental responsibilities.  This is a nine-month tenure track appointment.

Salary and Rank:  Salary and Rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  The positions begin January 6, 2014.
Application: Submit an application form, cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required later of all finalists), and three letters of recommendation describing the applicant's teaching and research skills to:
Dillard University
Office of Human Resources
2601 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA  70122
Applications may be emailed to:

Dillard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

FT/NTT in Physics and Math, Alaska Pacific

The Environmental Science Department at Alaska Pacific University invites applications for a faculty position in Math and Physics at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level.  Alaska Pacific University is a small private liberal arts and sciences university providing personalized, experiential, hands-on instruction in the field with Alaska as its primary classroom.  The faculty at APU are passionate about teaching, involved in curriculum development and design, interested in interdepartmental collaborations, invested in student growth within the classroom and within the small campus community, and appreciative of creativity in scholarly pursuits.
Responsibilities of this position include teaching math (beginning algebra through calculus II) and physics (calculus-based and environmental), serving on university committees, collaborating with the department to develop and enhance current programs, and participating in undergraduate and masters student projects.
Requirements for the position include an earned doctorate (ABD candidates are also eligible to apply) in mathematics, physics or a closely related discipline, demonstrated commitment to undergraduate experiential education, and evidence of capacity to develop an independent program of scholarship. The ideal candidate will be able to teach both math and physics, but otherwise qualified candidates who can teach in one or the other discipline will also be considered.

Materials received by November 1, 2013 will be given priority consideration, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three to five references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Tracy Stewart, Academic Dean, at Alaska Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TT at Santa Monica Community College, CA

Santa Monica Community College is accepting applications for the following positions:

Full-Time, TenureTrack faculty Positions  Closing date

Physics                                                                                              12/02/13

Interested applicants may review the job bulletins and apply online at, or contact the Office of Human Resources at 310-434-4415.  EOE

TT/T at Hamline University, MN

Hamline University's College of Liberal Arts seeks applications for tenure track positions in a variety of disciplines to teach undergraduate courses in the relevant area of expertise.  Searches are underway in the following areas for fall 2014:

            Biology/Exercise Science - assistant professor
            Digital Media Arts - assistant professor
            Physics - assistant/associate professor
            Political Science - assistant professor
            Social Justice/Sociology - assistant professor

The positions require a Terminal Degree in the appropriate discipline or ABD status.

Hamline University, located in Saint Paul, is Minnesotas first university, founded in 1854.  The university serves nearly 4,700 graduate and undergraduate students through its four colleges and schools, with programs on its Saint Paul and Minneapolis campuses.  Hamline University has consistently ranked first in Minnesota and in the top eleven of Midwestern comprehensive universities by US News & World Report.

Hamline Universitys vision is to be a diverse, learning-centered university that is rooted in a tradition of liberal education, dynamic and actively inclusive, locally engaged and globally connected, and invested in the person and professional growth of its community.

For additional information regarding the individual position descriptions and application procedures, visit

Further information about Hamline University is available at

TT at Longwood, VA

Longwood University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Physics to start August, 2014.  Ph.D. in a related discipline is required.  Longwood University is a public institution with a state-of-the-art science facility, an active, thriving physics major and a 3/2 engineering program.  We seek outstanding educators dedicated to teaching undergraduates at both the introductory and upper undergraduate levels, and with a research agenda that encourages undergraduate engagement.  The ability to teach introductory Astronomy classes is preferred, but not required.  For additional information on our program, please visit our website at:

Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position.  A successful criminal background investigation is required. Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Please submit the following documents as a single PDF file not to exceed 2 MB in size:  a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of research plans involving undergraduate students, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references to  Please specify position number F0113 in the subject line of all email submissions.  Applications not meeting these guidelines will not be reviewed.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

TT at Xavier University, Cincinnati OH

The Department of Physics at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, anticipates an opening for a tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning in the Fall of 2014. A Ph. D. is required along with a commitment to undergraduate teaching and research in a Jesuit liberal arts setting. The successful candidate will teach both lecture and laboratory courses and will be expected to carry out a successful research program that involves undergraduates. Start up funds will be provided, and the use of a scanning-probe microscope, evaporative/sputter deposition system, and an electrical transport properties measurement system will be available if needed. An experimentalist with experience in solid-state physics is preferred. Women and representatives of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The Physics Department at Xavier University presently has 5 full time faculty, 3 full time instructors, and 1 full time laboratory support services manager. The department graduates on average 8 physics majors per year, many of whom go on to graduate programs in physics and related fields. To ensure consideration, by December 13, 2013, candidates must submit an application letter, curriculum vita, statement of research and statement of teaching.

Please submit at
Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

TT in Astro at Appalachian State, Boone NC

The Department of Physics and Astronomy,, invites applications for a tenure-track position in astronomy at the Assistant Professor level to begin August, 2014. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Astronomy, Physics or a related field by the time the position begins in mid-July.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and are expected to develop a research program that, in addition to involving undergraduate and M.S. students, can attract and maintain external funding. Responsibilities will include advancing astronomical research in the department, teaching astronomy and physics courses, and service activities including advising. Preference will be given to candidates who (a) can show evidence of teaching excellence at the university level, and (b) will implement a research program involving facilities available at the departments Dark Sky Observatory (DSO). The observatory hosts 32- and 18-inch telescopes with imaging and spectrographic capabilities as well three robotic photometric telescopes (6-, 14- and 17-inch). The Jo and Don Cline Visitor Center at DSO is used for outreach. More details on DSO can be found at The department also houses an instructional observatory on campus with a 16-inch telescope capable of imaging and spectroscopy (see ) and the GoTo Astronomy Facility, a state-of-the-art astronomical laboratory with 15 Celestron CPC1100 telescopes used in our two-semester introductory astronomy course sequence.

The department offers the following degrees: a B.S. in Applied Physics, a B.A. in Physics, an M.S. in Engineering Physics, as well as three tracks in a Profession Science Masters degree program. The department has 14 tenure-track faculty members, approximately 150 undergraduate majors, and 22 Masters students (including, currently, 3 astronomy graduate students). Appalachian State University is a member institution of the 16 campus University of North Carolina System. Located in Boone, NC, the University has approximately 17,000 students and has been ranked by US News and World Report (in 2013) 3rd among top public regional universities in the south, and 10th among top regional universities in the south.

Applicants must send a complete application, consisting of: (a) letter of application; (b) a current curriculum vitae; (c) names and contact information for three references; (d) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (e) a research plan that specifically addresses undergraduate participation and possible sources of funding. Applications should be addressed to Dr. Richard Gray, Chair, Tenure-Track Search Committee. The application should be sent electronically (pdf format only) to Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Dr. Gray at or 828-262-2430.

Review of completed applications will begin shortly after Friday December 13, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the Universitys receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence among its faculty, staff, and students, to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free of all forms of discrimination. In support of its commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity and equity, Appalachian State University strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of other underrepresented groups.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

TT at Winthrop University, SC

Nine-month, tenure-track position. Teach undergraduate lecture and lab sequences for science majors, plus introductory gen ed courses. Participate in curriculum development, mentor student research, and develop grant proposals. Must have Ph.D. and recent publications; postdoc preferred.

Major Responsibilities:
1. Teach calculus-based or algebra-based two-semester undergraduate physics lecture and laboratory sequences for science majors.
2. Teach introductory physics general education courses for nonscience majors.
3. Teach modern physics and advanced physics undergraduate courses in areas of interest.
4. Participate in physics curricular development and modification.
5. Serve as a research mentor in an established year-round, undergraduate research program.
6. Develop grant proposals to support student research and curricular interests.
7. Provide service to students, department, university, and science community.

1. Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong personal ethics for mentorship of students, for working in a team-oriented environment, and for sparking an enthusiasm for physics.
2. PhD in physics or a very closely related discipline with a strong physics culture that provides the foundation and expertise to teach undergraduate physics I-II lectures and laboratories.
3. Postdoctoral experience in the discipline preferred.
4. Demonstrated passion for directing year-round undergraduate research projects, for participating in an established, national-caliber undergraduate research program.
5. Demonstrated potential for successful undergraduate classroom teaching.
6. Recent research scientific publications.
7. Expertise in an area that matches department interests and that complements current strengths.
Department interests include (but are not limited to) materials science, nanotechnology, computational modeling, and biophysics.

Employment Conditions: Position Availability August 18, 2014
A nine-month, tenure-track appointment for a physicist in a diverse undergraduate program focused on year-round, national-caliber undergraduate research in a collegial department that includes 12 chemistry, three geology, and two physics faculty.
Application Procedures:
1. Application deadline is November 15, 2013. Materials received after the deadline will be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been found.
2. Individuals wishing to apply for this position should submit the following materials electronically ( before the closing date shown above:
a. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and graduate & undergraduate transcripts.
b. A statement of teaching philosophy and undergraduate teaching interests.
c. A description of undergraduate student-centered research plans that delineates goals, proposed funding sources, and necessary equipment/facilities.
d. Three letters of recommendations. Applications should include names, phone numbers, and email addresses of those from whom recommendations have been requested.
3. Applications materials and recommendations must be emailed to

TT at Worcester State U, MA

Worcester State University, Department of Physical and Earth Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Physics beginning in Fall 2014. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy and undergraduate teaching experience; postdoctoral research experience is preferred. We are particularly interested in applicants trained in astrophysics or astronomy, although applicants in all subfields will be considered. In addition to teaching physics, the successful candidate may teach integrated science courses for education majors and develop new freshman seminars. Applicants should demonstrate: potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students; engagement in research and scholarship; a commitment to public higher education; enthusiasm for developing the physics curriculum and interdisciplinary science programs; an interest in science education. The successful candidate will help shape a small, dynamic department dedicated to offering a quality liberal arts education and small class sizes in a public institutional setting. Our department offers bachelor’s degrees in Natural Science and Geography, and a minor in Physics.  Worcester State University is part of the Massachusetts state system.  The contractual teaching load is 12 contact hours per semester. The position includes full state benefits. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013.  All applicants will apply online through Necessary documents for submission include a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference signed by hand and dated within the last six months, and an official (non-student issued) transcript of highest degree. Those documents which cannot be uploaded to one’s e-account may be sent to the following address: Director of Human Resources, Worcester State University, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602-2597. For more information please email Johanie at

TT at Univ of South Carolina Lancaster

The University of South Carolina Lancaster, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina located approximately thirty-five (35) miles south of Charlotte, NC seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Physics beginning January 1, 2014 or August 16, 2014. Applicants should hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Physics, including credentials necessary for departmental approval to teach introductory and advanced Physics courses. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the university level. The position will normally require the teaching of three lectures and two labs per semester or its equivalent, including evening and distance education classes as needed, as well as a commitment to scholarship and university/community service.
Applicants should complete an Academic Personal Information application, as well as upload a cover letter that specifically addresses the applicant's qualifications and curriculum vitae online at (Requisition # 006722). Copies of graduate transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation should be mailed to Physics Search Committee; Attention Ms. Tracey Mobley Chavous; University of South Carolina Lancaster; PO Box 889 Lancaster SC 29721. Files will be reviewed upon receipt of all required documents until a suitable candidate is chosen. USC Lancaster offers the State of South Carolina benefits package.

TT at Reed College, OR

Reed College invites application for a tenure-track position in Physics, at the Assistant Professor level, to begin August, 2014. PhD required, postdoctoral and teaching experience preferred. Appointment is open to strong candidates of any research focus. We seek a physicist with the promise of outstanding teaching in classroom and laboratory settings, comfortable with any of the required courses in the Reed physics major curriculum, and excited to closely supervise senior thesis research projects. The successful candidate will establish a nationally recognized research program that is accessible to undergraduates.
Reed College is a small, distinguished undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum and long tradition of academic excellence. The Physics Department consists of six regular faculty members in a broad range of fields. For further information about the Reed Physics Department, see our web page ( Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement (
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of research plans (including proposed senior thesis projects), a statement of teaching experience and plans, and three letters of recommendations to Prof. Lucas Illing, Chair, Physics Search Committee at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by November 1, 2013 to guarantee full consideration. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

TT and NTT at Cleveland State, OH

The Physics Department at Cleveland State University has an opening for a full-time, non-tenure-track Associate Lecturer position starting August 18, 2014. Duties will include teaching physics courses and supervising labs at the introductory or advanced undergraduate levels, up to a maximum of 16 semester credit hours per term.  

Candidate must have a Ph.D. in physics or closely related field and prior undergraduate teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who also can teach introductory astronomy.

To apply, please submit the following: (1) a cover letter; (2) your curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of previous undergraduate teaching experience and success; and (4) a statement of your teaching philosophy, to the search committee at Please also arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent directly to the search committee.

Review of completed applications will begin on February 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
The hiring for this position is contingent on maintaining existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio.

The Physics Department at Cleveland State University has an opening for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 18, 2014.   The department offers M. S. degree programs in optics & materials, optics & medical imaging, and CAMPEP-accredited medical physics.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience. We seek an applied/experimental or theoretical/computational physicist who can complement the department's strengths. This person is expected to be actively engaged in undergraduate instruction and undergraduate research projects, as well as to perform high-quality research and graduate training that contributes to one or more of our existing graduate programs.

Successful applicants should have a commitment to physics education through teaching excellence and enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates. Candidates should be actively engaged in research with a strong publication record. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with diverse students are highly desired. The successful applicant will be expected to pursue an on-campus research program that will actively and sustainably involve both undergraduate and graduate students, and to apply for external grant support.

To apply, please submit the following: (1) a cover letter; (2) your curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of your research accomplishments and future plans; and (4) a statement of your teaching philosophy, to the search committee at Please also arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent directly to the search committee.

Review of completed applications will begin on January 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

The hiring for this position is contingent on maintaining existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

TT at the US Naval Academy

The Naval Academy’s Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physics starting as early as fall 2014. Appointments at all ranks will be considered, but the preference is for junior faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates in all fields who value a balance between teaching and research are encouraged to apply. Particularly attractive opportunities exist for candidates who specialize in the condensed matter area of dielectric/electrical properties of materials. Visit for more information. Send a cover letter, a CV, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, the names of three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and research plans to The U. S. Naval Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TT at Angelo State TX

Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS   Department: Physics & Geosciences   Salary: Commensurate   Job Summary The Department of Physics at Angelo State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.   Duties The candidate will teach undergraduate lectures and laboratories in Astronomy, Physical Science, and Physics; maintain a program of scholarly productivity; conduct research involving undergraduates; cultivate an active outreach program; and assist with departmental and university service.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and experience in distance education and the use of web-based technologies is desired. The successful applicant must possess strong communication and organizational skills, and be dedicated to excellence in teaching with a strong commitment to high professional standards.   Physical Requirements   Qualifications A Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field is required at the time of appointment.   Preferred Qualifications:   Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3   Other Information: If three professional letters of reference are not attached at the time of application, please mail to:

Angelo State University
Department of Physics and Geosciences
ASU Station #10904
San Angelo, TX 76909   Posting Date: 09-20-2013   Special Instructions to Applicants:   Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Monday, September 23, 2013

TT in Qualitative Inquiry, Purdue IN

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Academic Year, Tenure Track Positions Available

Assistant Professor, Qualitative Inquiry

The successful candidate will be expected to (a) develop and maintain a strong research agenda in qualitative research methodology as evidenced by refereed publications and external and internal grant support; (b) teach face-to -face and on-line masters and doctoral courses in introductory and advanced qualitative research, and core courses in pre-service teacher education, as appropriate; (c) recruit, advise and mentor masters and doctoral students; (d) collaborate with faculty in the COE and other colleges at Purdue University to promote and advance qualitative inquiry and provide coordination and leadership for qualitative research courses and graduate training in qualitative inquiry.
An Earned doctorate in one of the graduate areas in Curriculum and Instruction (see grad_studies/program_areas.html) is required. An Earned doctorate in Curriculum Studies (or closely related field) with experience in a tenure-track position is preferred. Must have significant demonstrated experience in qualitative research methodologies and capacity to teach in this area and the ability to teach to a wide and diverse audience, including graduate students from STEM fields. The ability to provide leadership in the area of graduate training in qualitative inquiry, and promote and expand the department's role in providing high-quality methodology training for graduate students university-wide is also required. Graduate level teaching experience, including face-to-face qualitative methodology courses, the ability to teach courses in Curriculum Studies, including multicultural education and related areas, experience working with doctoral students and a record of published qualitative research is also preferred.

Review of applications will begin October 19, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may apply electronically by sending the following as a Word or PDF file to : 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two writing samples (e.g., published article, book chapter); 4) statement of research goals and plans; 5) sample qualitative inquiry syllabus, appropriate for an introductory doctoral level course for a campus-wide audience; and 6) three letters of recommendation submitted by the writer under separate cover. Inquiries about the position may be directed to: Professor Nadine Dolby (, Search Committee Chair.

The Purdue College of Education is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to demonstrate emphasis in at least one of these areas. Contact the Search Chair of the specific position for a more complete position description or check our website at:

Driector of STEM Experiential Learning, IUPUI IN

Research Administration: The School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, seeks qualified candidates for a full-time appointed research associate serving as the Director of STEM Experiential Learning. This position provides overall direction for the initiation, monitoring, completion, and reporting of programs in the Indy Learning Centers. Position also supervises the professional and student staff and performs a variety of personnel functions. Responsibilities include budgetary and fiscal management, quality assurance, database maintenance, proper documentation and reporting, and compliance with various policies and regulations. The successful applicant will serve as a liaison between the professional staff and sponsors, collaborators, and regulatory agencies. This position is 100% funded by external grant/contract funding. For a more detailed list of duties and responsibilities, visit QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Technology or closely-related field, leadership in grant writing, k-12 outreach, plus three years research experience. Program and budget management experience is also required. TO APPLY: Provide a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference and submit materials by Friday, October 25, 2013 to IUPUI is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.

TT in Science Education, Wake Forest NC

Wake Forest University's Department of Education invites applications for a tenure-track position in Science Education at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 2014.
We are interested in teacher-scholars with at least 2 years of successful secondary science teaching; a strong research agenda with an emphasis in Science Education. Teaching includes secondary and elementary science methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervision of student teachers. Candidates must have completed their doctoral degree by August 2014 and demonstrate teaching excellence.
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate, and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top twenty-five national universities. With 4,700 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community.  The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto pro humanitate. For quick facts about the University, go to
Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina part of the beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state's City of the Arts, Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys.
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, CV, transcripts, and teaching philosophy in OpenHire. Send two confidential letters of recommendation to  Cover letters may be addressed to Dr. Adam Friedman, Chair of the Search Committee. Deadline for receiving applications is Monday, November 4, 2013.  Wake Forest University is an EEO/AA employer. For complete details and to apply, go to or call (336) 758-4700.

TT/T in Science Education, Bridgewater State U, MA

Teach undergraduate and graduate education "methods" in science education at the Elementary level (Grades 1-6) and a combined science and social studies course at Early Childhood level (PK-2); assist in undergraduate and graduate program development; supervise student teachers; write and support the development of grants; and advise undergraduate and graduate students.
Job Requirements Required Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate in Education or a closely related field and a minimum of 2 full academic years as a full-time teacher in the public schools required.
Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and advising, and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity.  They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, the ability to work collaboratively, evidence of scholarly activity, and a commitment to public higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in Science Education or a closely related field and a Master's degree in a science discipline preferred.  Teaching experience with PK-12 students and licensed as a public school teacher or supervisor preferred.  Participation in scholarly activities; including action research, conference presentations, in-service workshops and education-related community services preferred.  Candidates should be familiar with the standards of NSTA and/or other science-related organizations and demonstrate a constructivist teaching philosophy.  Experience teaching at the college level preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Apply Here:

Two tenured positions in Physics and Math, Tennessee State

For detailed position announcements and to apply online for the positions below, please visit our website at Applications (online only), will be accepted through October 31, 2013

Architectural Engineering                          Assistant/Associate Professor                          006930 Computer Science                                   Assistant/Associate Professor                          000210    Electrical Engineering                               Assistant Professor                                        069910 Mechanical Engineering                           Associate Professor                                        012700 Mechanical Engineering                           Associate Professor                                        014781
Physics and Math                                   Associate Professor                                        001251
Physics and Math                                   Associate Professor                                        031240

Teaching position at Grand Valley State MI

Affiliate Faculty Positions (entail teaching only):


Apply online: for full position descriptions, instructions, and contact information. If you need assistance with the online application process, call the Human Resources Office at (616) 331-2215.
Grand Valley State University,
Allendale, Michigan 49401
Ph (616) 331-5000
TDD: Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777

Sunday, September 22, 2013

TT in Physics (Nuclear/Astrophysics) @ CSU San Diego

San Diego
Job ID: VPAA 2014/15 - 27
Natural Sciences
Appointment Type:
Time Base:
Date Posted:
August 30, 2013
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Campus Employment Homepage:
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Nuclear/Astrophysics
VPAA 2014/15 - 27

The Physics Department at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in nuclear/astrophysics effective in fall of 2014. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and be comfortable with all aspects of teaching our physics curriculum. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or related field and postdoctoral experience. A strong record of scholarly publications is expected. The successful candidate is expected to pursue vigorously external funding to support his/her research with both undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research efforts are also strongly encouraged to apply. The Department offers a bachelor’s and master’s degree in physics and a Ph.D. in computational science jointly with the Claremont Graduate University. Information on the Department and the Nuclear/astrophysics Program can be found at

Applications should include 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research and teaching interests including a description of future research plans and plans for obtaining extramural funding, 3) the names and addresses (including email addresses) of three references.

Applications should be sent to:

Prof. Fridolin Weber
Chair, Search Committee
San Diego State University
Physics Department
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, California 92182-1233

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Professor Fridolin Weber at

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

TT in Physics @ CSU San Fancisco

Job ID: 28.13
Natural Sciences
Appointment Type:
Time Base:
Date Posted:
September 17, 2013
Closing Date:
November 15, 2013
TT Job Search #28.13
Assistant Professor, Experimental Physics
Department of Physics & Astronomy, San Francisco State University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at San Francisco State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental physics to begin Fall 2014. The search is open to all fields of experimental physics. We seek candidates who will interact with other members of the department’s diverse research community, who lead active programs in laser physics, quantum optics, nanomaterials, and cryogenic detectors. Other department interests include theoretical particle physics, observational astronomy, and theoretical astrophysics.

The department offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees and is committed to excellence in both research and teaching. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about mentoring students and who can involve students in their research. Faculty members with funded research programs typically teach two courses per semester. The salary is to be negotiated, commensurate with experience.

San Francisco State University, a member of the California State University system, serves a diverse student body of 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom, and human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and to demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work.

A Ph.D. in physics and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required. Applications must be received by Friday, November 15, 2013. Applications must include curriculum vitae, a publication list, a research summary, and a statement of teaching experience and interests. Applications must be submitted electronically using the Academic Jobs Online web site
( Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately (references also submit their letters electronically using the Academic Jobs Online web site). SFSU is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Friday, September 20, 2013

TT at Austin College TX

Austin College - Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy.  Austin College’s Department of Physics invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Physics and Astronomy beginning Fall 2014.  We seek an enthusiastic individual to help build an exciting program in Astronomy using Austin College’s new Adams Observatory. The successful candidate will have strong commitments to innovative teaching in a liberal arts environment and an active research program involving undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities will include Physics and Astronomy courses at all undergraduate levels, and contributions to college-wide programs.  (For additional information see 
A Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or closely related field is required; post-doctoral experience and/or previous teaching experience is highly desirable. Candidates should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy and a 2-page description of research interests. Submit materials on-line at . References can be submitted directly at .  Review of applications begins November 15, 2013 and continues until position is filled.  Austin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Dean, Berry College, GA

Dean, Berry College School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Berry College, a private comprehensive liberal arts college located in Rome, Georgia, invites nominations of or applications for a visionary and innovative leader to serve as Dean of the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences (MNS).  The Dean is expected to serve as a model to faculty within the School as an exemplary teacher and scholar. Anticipated appointment date is July 1, 2014.
Berry College has recently been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as the number one 2014 Up-and-Comers national liberal arts college.  Located in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry unites a challenging academic program and practical work experience with opportunities for spiritual growth, including significant service to others, for its more than 2,100 undergraduate students.
Berry Colleges School of MNS boasts a unique campus laboratory of more than 26,000 acres of land; a thriving Department of Animal Science that includes a working dairy, beef and sheep production, and equine center; and a rapidly growing interest in the Environmental Sciences.  Well-established Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical and Computer Sciences, and Physics (including Astronomy and Geology) impart core teaching and research strengths to the School. Students are actively involved on campus in research and work opportunities that support their academic interests.
Job Responsibilities
The Dean serves as the chief academic, administrative, and budgetary officer of the MNS School and reports directly to the Colleges Provost.  The MNS Dean:
  • Works with the Schools faculty, College administration, the deans of other Schools, and external partners to promote and catalyze improvements to the MNS Schools teaching/research capabilities, curriculum, unique and interdisciplinary programs, and facilities.
  • Serves as a model and mentor to both tenured and tenure-track faculty members.
  • Supervises all MNS faculty, Department Chairs and coordinators, and administrative staff.
  • Recommends hiring, reappointment, promotion and tenure, and other personnel actions as necessary.
  • Provides oversight and assistance during the hiring process of a high quality and diverse faculty and staff.
  • Promotes scholarly research activities of faculty and faculty-student collaborations.
  • Assists students with requests, exceptions, complaints, and the resolution of grievances.
  • Serves as an effective communicator and liaison to both internal and external constituencies, including fund-raising activities in conjunction with the Advancement office. 
  • Recommends budget to the Provost, and oversees the allocation and dispensation of School funds.
  • Represents the interests of the MNS faculty.
  • Teaches a course each semester in his/her discipline.
Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate by an accredited institution in one of the scientific disciplines represented by the MNS School with sufficient academic credentials to merit appointment to the rank of full professor.  The successful candidate will have a proven and effective track record at the level of department chair or above that demonstrates the candidates commitment to innovation and improvement.
Application Procedure
An application letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references should be submitted to or Dean, MNS, Berry College Human Resources Department, PO Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA  30149-5037.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013.
Nominations for the position may be sent directly via email to Dr. Gary Breton (
It is the ongoing policy of Berry College to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental handicap, veteran status, and/or whether or not they are disabled veterans; and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.  For ADA Accommodations, please contact the ADA Coordinator at VTTY 706-233-4062.
Persons filling out an application for employment with Berry College may be required to submit to a full national background check.

TT Instructor in Science, U Pittsburgh at Greensburg

SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR: The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in science to begin August of 2014. A doctoral degree in science is required plus evidence of teaching ability and scholarly potential. Although area of specialization is open, successful candidates will be prepared to teach in at least two of the following: biology, chemistry and physics. Pitt-Greensburg values candidates with a commitment to undergraduate teaching and experience in working with diverse groups.

Application deadline: December 6, 2013.

Send a cover letter, vita, descriptions of teaching and research philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Mark T. Stauffer, Science Search Committee, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, 150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601.

For more information, visit AA/EOE.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

1-year FT at Salem State MA

The department of chemistry and physics seeks a full-time temporary faculty member to teach introductory physics courses for the 2014/2015 academic year. Teaching assignments include introductory physics lectures and laboratories to meet departmental instructional needs. The position is subject to available funding.
The candidate will be responsible for 12 credit hours of instruction in a combination of lecture and laboratory sections as well as academic advising duties. The candidate is also expected to be active in scholarship and in the college community.
Required qualifications include (1) PhD or ABD with significant progress in Physics or a closely related field; and (2) evidence of an ability to teach effectively college level physics courses.
Preferred qualifications: (1) experience in teaching at the college level; (2) experience in and a commitment to teaching in a multicultural, multiracial environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles; and (3) experience with instructional technology and active learning techniques.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background check satisfactory to the University. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.
EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

TT at Lewis-Clark State College ID

Department: Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division
Pay Rate: $46,000 - $48,000
Pay Type: Salary
Benefits: Please visit to view the benefit package.
Employment Type: Full Time

Lewis-Clark State College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physics.
Salary and rank based on experience and qualifications, $46,000 - $48,000.
Degree Requirement: A PhD in physics or related field earned by January 2014.
Required Qualifications: A PhD in physics or related field earned by January 2014. A strong commitment to undergraduate education is essential. The candidate will be primarily teaching introductory physics courses and associated labs.

Preferred Qualifications: Some previous teaching experience is preferred. A potential to teach astronomy, earth science, and/or foundational engineering is desired.

Responsibilities: Teaching 24 adjusted contact hours as assigned by the Division Chair. Candidate will be responsible for teaching standard introductory physics courses and associated labs and has the potential for teaching additional astronomy, earth science, and foundational engineering courses. Engage in professional development, scholarship, advising, and service. Other duties as assigned by Division Chair.

Application Procedure: Please submit a single PDF file consisting of (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching philosophy (maximum two pages), (4) statement of research or scholarly interests (maximum two pages), (5) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts and (6) names of three references.

Application review will begin October 7, 2013 and continue until filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check. LCSC is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Two TT at U Nebraska Kearney

The Department of Physics & Physical Science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions to begin in August 2014.
The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and will be expected to teach introductory and advanced courses in Physics and Physical Science. Upper-level teaching responsibilities will depend on the candidate's background and experience.
Also, the candidates will be expected to develop an externally funded research program engaging undergraduate students. Applicants with specialties in any area of physics or astronomy are encouraged to apply.

Required: Ph.D. In physics, astronomy, or a related field. ABD will be conditionally considered.

Start Date: August 2014 Competitive salary and benefits

Applications received by January 13th, 2014 will receive full consideration. Application review continues until both positions are filled.
For more information and to apply visit and follow instructions to complete the on-line Faculty Application.
Also attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans and goals with a start-up budget, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information including e-mail addresses for at least three professional references to the online application.
Direct questions about the position to:
Lee Powell, Search Committee Chair,
Department of Physics and Physical Science,
University of Nebraska at Kearney,
Kearney, NE 68849
Direct questions about the application process to: (308) 865-8655 or

Postdoc in STEM Education at University of Arizona

The University of Arizona seeks a post- doctoral research associate to conduct assessment work in the 3-year AAU STEM Education Project.  The project goals are to (1) revise five introductory level STEM majors’ courses to align with evidence based teaching practices, and (2) positively impact STEM department cultures to sustain long-term commitment to evidence-based teaching practices.  The individual selected for the position will report directly to the Associate Vice Provost for Instruction and Assessment and will work closely with the faculty leaders of the project.  Duties and responsibilities will include: (1) collecting and analyzing assessment data across the AAU STEM project courses, (2) collaborating on assessment with faculty members in the Instructional Development Teams,  (3) working with the Vice Provost and the Associate Vice Provost to assess progress of department level cultural changes with regard to evidence-based teaching in STEM, (4) preparing manuscripts for publication in research journals, and (5) assisting the AAU STEM faculty leaders in grant proposal writing.  Minimum qualifications include: (1) a Ph.D. in science, education, or a related field, completed within the last five years, (2) excellent written and verbal communication skills, and (3) research experience in a postsecondary education project.  Preferred qualifications include: (1) skill in the use of statistical and textual analysis software, (2) research experience in the area of assessment in STEM, and (3) publications in the area of assessment. If interested, go to: Search for Job #53566.