Monday, October 3, 2016

TT, University of Nebraska Kearney

PHYSICS/ASTRONOMY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, University of Nebraska at Kearney.  The Department of Physics and Physical Science invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in August 2017.  UNK is a primarily undergraduate institution, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy offers degrees in Physics, Astronomy, and Physical Science, with courses in physics, astronomy, physical science, meteorology, Earth science, and more.  The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and will be expected to teach introductory and advanced courses.  Upper-level teaching responsibilities will depend on the candidates' background and experience.  The candidates are also expected to develop externally funded research programs engaging undergraduate students.  A Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or related field is required; ABD will be conditionally considered. Competitive salary and benefits.  Applications received by 8 December 2016 will receive full consideration.  Application review will continue until the positions are filled.   To apply visit and follow the instructions to complete the on-line application.  Also attach a (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research plans and goals with an estimated start-up budget, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) the names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references to the on-line profile. Direct questions about the position to:  Adam Jensen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney NE 68849 Direct questions about the on-line application process to: (308-865-8522) or UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer.  Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply.