PHYSICS EDUCATION RESEARCH
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
The deadline for applications is November 25, 2018, Applications submitted after this date will be accepted but are not guaranteed full consideration.
The Department of Physics invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure track faculty position in Physics Education Research beginning as early as August 16, 2019. Appointments at the Assistant Professor level will be given preference, but appointments at a higher level will be considered for exceptionally well-qualified candidates. A Ph.D., or equivalent, is required, along with the ability to teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels and to conduct a vigorous and significant research program. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for tenured full Professor positions as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative. Over the next few years, more than 35 new endowed professorships and chairs will be established. More information about the Grainger Initiative can be found at .
To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at: . Your application package should include a statement of teaching and research interests, statement on commitment to diversity, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and names and contact information of four references (no letters) all in a single .pdf file. The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. Please contact Margie Gamel at 217-333-3762 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further inquiries or questions. The deadline for applications is November 25, 2018, Applications submitted after this date will be accepted but are not guaranteed full consideration.
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