Duquesne University: Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences: Department of Physics
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PHYSICS
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Physics Department at Duquesne University invites applications for a non-tenure-track full-time teaching faculty position beginning August 2017. Located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University offers undergraduate physics degrees in a student-centered liberal arts environment. We seek a dynamic individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills, a genuine commitment to teaching, and the potential for achieving excellence and implementing innovations in undergraduate physics courses for science and non-science majors, with large and small enrollments.
Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to “serving God by serving students - through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world.” Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to team up with other faculty in the implementation of teaching initiatives. Experience teaching undergraduate courses would be desired. A PhD in physics is required. Master-degree holders will also be considered, at the rank of Instructor. More information about the department is found at www.duq.edu/physics.
Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.
Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching interests and three letters of reference addressing teaching skills to the attention of Dr. Simonetta Frittelli, Chair, Department of Physics, via: http://apply.interfolio.com/37084. Review of complete applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.