Physics Faculty Position
Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.
Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois.
We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.
We seek talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning and who will help us realize our vision.
As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience.
To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.
PHYSICS - Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physics
(Applications submitted by 15 December 2015 will receive full consideration)
Teach general physics, chemistry, and interdisciplinary general education courses. A PhD in physics or related field is required. A strong background in electronics and quantum mechanics is preferred. Teaching experience and a record of teaching excellence is desirable. Mentoring and research with undergraduates is encouraged. Participation in university K-12 STEM education initiatives is strongly recommended.
All faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, and generous matching contributions to a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA CREF, and tuition remission included.
Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed. More information can be found at aurora.edu/facultyjobs.
Please submit application materials as follows:
Faculty Search, Office of the Provost
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to becoming a model university of the 21st century. Toward this effort we are determined to have a faculty, staff and student body reflecting the cultural demographics of the greater Chicago area.