Thursday, September 22, 2016

TT, University of Dallas TX

The University of Dallas is a Catholic university which seeks to educate the whole person, encouraging its students to pursue wisdom, truth, and virtue as the primary ends of education. The University has been consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities and holds a place in the list of the top 10 Catholic colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, and in the top 15 Catholic colleges nationwide by Forbes. Some marks of our excellence are a principled and peerless Core curriculum, outstanding faculty with a strong commitment to scholarship, a family oriented environment, rich tradition, and great employee benefits.

The Department of Physics at the University of Dallas is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position beginning August 2017. Applicants must demonstrate a strong passion for undergraduate (UG) teaching and be committed to a liberal arts education. We seek an individual who can teach broadly in courses and labs across our curriculum and develop a publishable research program that includes UG students. We currently have about 50 majors who will complete an undergraduate research thesis and give a professional presentation to complete their B.S. requirements. An experimentalist who can develop hands-on research projects within the department is preferred. We also seek someone to help build our pre-engineering program. A Ph.D. in physics is required.

Candidates should submit a letter of application explaining their suitability for the position, C.V., undergraduate and graduate transcripts, the names and contact information for three references, a research plan, a statement on teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Sally Hicks, Chair, Department of Physics, University of Dallas, 1845 E. Northgate Dr., Irving, TX 75062;; 972-721-5215. Review of applications will begin October 28 and continue until the position is filled.