Thursday, November 14, 2013

TT at University of North Florida *ASTRO*

Position Information
Position No.
Requisition Number
Approved Job Title
Assistant Professor of Physics  
Position Type
Faculty 9-10 Months  
Faculty Position Subtype
Type of Appointment Full-Time Tenure-Track  
Length of Appointment
(Faculty & Administrative positions only)
9 months  

Job Summary/Responsibilities
UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate university community and beyond.

The successful candidate will be able to teach courses throughout the physics curriculum in addition to astronomy and earth science and conduct externally fundable research involving undergraduate physics majors.
Required Qualifications
A Ph.D. in physics with an emphasis in astrophysics or planetary science is required.  
Preferred Qualifications
Postdoctoral research experience and the ability to secure external funding are highly desirable.  
Academic Affairs  
College of Arts and Sciences  
Approved Hiring Salary Range
$59,000 - negotiable  
Pay Basis
Job Posting Date
Application Deadline Date
Open Until Filled
Application Review Date
(Only if open until filled)
Contract Period
(Faculty Positions Only)
9 months  
Anticipated Starting Date:
(if not Jacksonville)
Documents that must be submitted electronically at time of application:
Other Doc
Unofficial Transcript 1
Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Unofficial Transcript 2
Unofficial Transcript 3
Special Instructions
Applicants must complete an online application at as well as upload and mail supplemental documents to be considered for this position. You must mail to Dr. Tom Pekarek, Department of Physics, Science & Engineering Bldg. 50, Room 2600, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645, the following materials:

1) signed letter of interest;
2) current curriculum vitae;
3) statements of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages) and research interests with an itemized start-up budget (2-3 pages) (uploaded as "Other Doc");
4) official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work; and
5) three (3) signed letters of recommendation on department letterhead.

Applicants who do not apply online and/or mail all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit your completed application you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. While the confirmation number guarantees that your online application has been successfully received, it does not mean that your application is complete. Your application is not complete until your mailed documents have been received. The successful candidate will be required to supply official transcripts. You may contact Sandy Bernreuter for further information via email at