Monday, October 3, 2016

TT and T at Texas Tech

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Texas Tech University (TTU) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in physics education research (PER) beginning Fall 2017. Successful candidates will be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Physics Department. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in physics education research, physics or an equivalent field. We seek candidates who can extend or complement existing areas of research, which span basic and applied areas, including curriculum development and assessment. The successful candidate will also have a record of scholarly activity, demonstrate a commitment to the teaching of evidence-based materials and be expected to obtain external funding for research. In addition, we expect the candidate to participate in interdisciplinary collaborations and service, and build a national and international reputation in PER. Applicants should apply at using Requisition ID 8282BR for Assistant Professor and Requisition ID 8199BR for Associate Professor. Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications for the position, a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Beth Thacker, Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.