The University of Hartford Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2015. Applicant should have an earned doctorate degree in physics or closely related field, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, excellent communication skills, and the ability to carry out independent research in his/her discipline. Applicants in the final stages of their doctoral dissertation will also be considered. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching students in the health professions, who have involved undergraduates in research, and who have experience in developing laboratory courses. Duties include teaching variety of undergraduate physics courses at all levels, including physics of the human body and introductory level physics laboratories. Candidates committed to encouraging underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines are strongly recommended to apply.
The Department of Physics at the University of Hartford offers both B. A. and B. S. degrees in Physics and is housed in the Integrated Science, Engineering, and Technology (ISET) Complex. The Physics Department is very closely linked to the Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, offering opportunities for cross-disciplinary teaching and research.
Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Our new five-year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu
The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University wishes to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse population and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, separate statements describing teaching experience and research goals that involve undergraduates, and the names of three references who will send signed letters of support under separate cover. All documents should be in a single PDF file and sent to Dr. Hashini Mohottala ( firstname.lastname@example.org) Search Committee Chair, Department of Physics, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College's discretion.