Monday, September 8, 2014

TT at Marquette, WI
Posting Number201100384
Position TitleAssistant Professor of Physics - Fall 2015
Employment StatusFull Time
Position StatusRegular
If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant)
Position TypeFaculty
Position Overview
The Physics Department at Marquette University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position as an assistant professor to begin on 17 August 2015. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in physics, and is seeking candidates with a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field. Applicants pursuing research in any AIP recognized area of physics are welcome to apply. Please visit the department’s website at for some information regarding our facilities, programs, faculty expertise, and our strong commitment to our undergraduate majors. There is also considerable opportunity for collaborative research on and off campus.
Essential Functions
Applicants must have a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and engaging undergraduate students in research. Academic responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper level courses offered by the Department. The successful applicant will also be expected to develop a strong research program and to maintain a high level of scholarly activity.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching responsibilities commensurate with junior faculty in the Department of Physics. Engaging undergraduate students in research, publication of research activity in scholarly journals, seeking extramural funding for research, and regular service to the department and university.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Department is especially interested in strengthening its experimental capability.
Posting Date07/07/2014
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications, to be submitted through the Marquette University website at:, must include a cover letter, CV, a research statement (describing research interests and a plan for engaging undergraduates in research), and a statement of teaching philosophy (describing the candidate’s outlook toward general education and upper division physics courses). Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three individuals who may be asked to write letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s teaching qualifications and capability for conducting independent research.
Marquette University, an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity, is a Jesuit, Catholic university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who understand and respect the University’s Mission Statement, which can be found at The Physics Faculty especially encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.
Review of applications will begin December 15th, and continue until the position is filled.