Friday, October 7, 2016

FT - Faculty Position in Physics, Concordia University Wisconsin

Concordia University Wisconsin seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Physics beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year. This position is in the Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences.  The department offers undergraduate majors in biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, and environmental studies. CUW is a Christian university (LCMS) that emphasizes the integration of faith and learning in all areas.
Academic Responsibilities
The successful candidate should expect to teach introductory algebra- and calculus-based physics courses and develop/teach additional courses leading to a physics minor. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the interest in and ability to include undergraduates in a research program.  Additional responsibilities include committee work, advising, and department development.
Education and Experience
A doctorate in physics is preferred, although highly qualified applicants possessing significant progress (ABD) toward a doctorate will be considered.  Preference will be given to a computational or experimental physicist.  Prior teaching experience is highly desirable.  Moreover, candidates should be committed to student learning and professional development.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience.  Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.
Applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, contact information for three references, description of teaching philosophy, and CU application*  to  Please write ‘Physics’ in the subject line.
Application review will begin October 28, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
*The employment application is available under “Employment “on the CUW web site at
About Concordia University Wisconsin
Concordia University Wisconsin is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world. Concordia University Wisconsin seeks faculty dedicated to excellence in college teaching. Concordia is located in Mequon, Wisconsin on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan, 20 minutes north of Milwaukee.