Thursday, April 6, 2017

FT at Pacific Lutheran University

Position Type:
Position Status:
Temporary Full-time
Benefits Status:
Benefits Eligible
Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience + benefits package
Work Schedule:
Full-time; 9-month position beginning September 1, 2017.
General Description:
The Department of Physics at Pacific Lutheran University invites applications for a 9-month, full-time position to begin September 1, 2017.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Teach the introductory physics sequence, associated labs, one or more upper division courses, and hold the appropriate number of office hours.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and a strong interest in liberal arts education.
Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in physics or related subdiscipline from an accredited institution must be in hand by September 1, 2017 for appointment at the Visiting Assistant Professor level.
  • ABD is required by September 1, 2017 for appointment at the Instructor level.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit your application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a list of three professional references.
For questions or more information, please contact Prof. Richard Louie, Chair of Physics at
Pacific Lutheran University is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of about 3300 students, including international students from two dozen countries. Located in a scenic region of the Pacific Rim, the university's campus is 40 miles south of Seattle in suburban Tacoma, Washington. PLU's academic program is an integration of the liberal arts and professional programs, and the university's mission to educated students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care. The university is committee to exploring, affirming, and enriching dignity and diversity in the campus community and endorses the goals of equal opportunity and affirmative action. PLU actively seeks applications from women and persons of color.