Assistant Professor of Physics (2 Positions)
Faculty Position (11366)
The Department of Physics at Salisbury University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics positions.
Primary Job Duties: Instructional duties include teaching the equivalent of 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses and laboratories in physics and/or engineering at the introductory and advanced levels as well as contributing to the general physics and/or engineering curricula. Faculty members are expected to participate in campus service activities and maintain an active program of scholarship that includes mentoring undergraduate students in research projects; and utilize effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners.
Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD in physics or engineering is required. If ABD, a doctoral degree must be completed before the date of hire. Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and research. Candidates are expected to demonstrate effective verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates from all areas of physics and engineering will be considered, but those in areas that complement the current faculty will be preferred. These areas include astronomy and astrophysics, analog and digital electronics, and engineering.
Applications submitted by October 21, 2016 will receive first consideration. The positions will remain open until filled. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2017.
All applicants must apply via Salisbury University’s online employment application system. Please visit our website, http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online.
The following must be submitted: 1.) a letter of interest; 2.) a curriculum vitae; 3.) a statement of teaching philosophy and plans for undergraduate research; 4.) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official copies to be submitted before hire); 5.) the names and contact information of three professional references. If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Emmert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These positions are based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland. It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.
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