Thursday, September 22, 2016

TT, Villanova PA

Posting Number: 2016335F
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Physics
Position Type: Faculty - Tenure track, CNT, Visiting
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/9 Month
Department: 186-Physics
Position Summary:
The Department of Physics at Villanova University is seeking applications for a tenure track position with the rank of Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2017. The teaching load is 5 courses per academic year. Further information about the department can be found at , and questions may be directed to .

We seek applicants committed to the teacher-scholar model as Villanova is a Liberal Arts & Sciences University with a focus on undergraduate education. The successful candidate should demonstrate high potential for teaching as well as for initiating and maintaining a productive research program, including the active participation of undergraduate students and the ability to attract external funding. Preference will be given to areas that enhance and complement existing research in the department in astrophysics, biological physics, nanoscale condensed matter, and solid state physics.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to publication, our new colleague will teach undergraduate courses in Physics, in a way that fosters connections across the discipline and the Villanova community.

Minimum Qualifications:
Outstanding research potential and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD and post-doctoral experience in Physics or a closely allied field is preferred.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online at Documents which cannot be submitted through this site should be sent directly to

All applications are to include:

Application letter.
Current and complete curriculum vitae.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Contact information for at least three references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.
For finalists, an official graduate transcript will be required.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2016, and continues until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 09/22/2016
Closing Date (12am ET): 12/01/2016
Salary Posting Information:

Salary Band:
Job Classification: Faculty
References Needed

References Needed
Minimum Number of References Needed 3
Maximum Number of References Needed 5
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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Documents needed to complete your application:

Required Documents
Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letters of Reference
Optional Documents
Other Document
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Writing Sample/Publications
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Contribution to Mission