The Department of Physics at the University of the Pacific is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position to start in August 2017. Pacific is renowned for its rich liberal arts education, its high quality professional schools, and the close mentoring relationship between faculty and students. We offer B.S. degrees in physics and engineering-physics, and a B.A. degree in physics designed for science teaching. The Department has grant-funded research groups in high energy theory, the astrophysics of active galactic nuclei, galaxy formation and evolution, exoplanetary systems, and K-12 science education outreach. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated record of accomplishment. We seek a colleague whose interests complement and enhance our existing activities, is a gifted and dedicated educator who can cover a wide array of courses in the major, develop interesting topical classes for non-majors, and whose research program provides engaging scientific experiences for undergraduates. The ability to teach other courses such as the physics of music is desirable. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of the Pacific is an AA/EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated record of accomplishment.
About University of the Pacific
The University of the Pacific, founded in 1851, is California's first chartered university. With campuses in Stockton, San Francisco and Sacramento, Pacific is renowned for its rich liberal arts education, its high quality professional schools, and the close mentoring relationship between faculty and students. Pacific has over 6,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students and employs over 2,400 faculty and staff. The university is ranked as the third best value college in California by The Economist and the Brookings Institution, and second in California for alumni salaries by the White House Scorecard.