Monday, November 4, 2019

Assistant Professor of Physics Norwich University in Vermont

DeadlineOpen until filled
Date PostedNovember 1, 2019
TypeTenured, tenure track
SalaryNot specified
Employment TypeFull-time
The five-member Department of Physics at Norwich University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall of 2020. The candidate will be expected to engage in teaching, research and service; the most important qualification is potential for excellence in teaching. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to teach courses throughout our curriculum, from general education through upper-division major courses. Standard teaching loads alternate between 9 to 12 contact hours each semester for a total of 21 contact hours per academic year.
Faculty are also expected to develop a research program appropriate for involving undergraduates, and modest internal funding is available to support students and professional development. The University also has an active office of Academic Research that helps faculty to seek external funding.  Current faculty members have interests in astrobiology (origins of life), astrophysics, astronomy, experimental high-energy physics, and physics education. The department is interested in both building on existing areas of research, and in expanding the intellectual diversity of the department.

Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in physics, astronomy, or closely allied field; exceptional ABD candidates will also be considered; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.
We seek individuals with a strong commitment to the education of undergraduates in the arts, sciences and engineering; and research interests appropriate for the participation of undergraduate students.

Additional Information:
Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.  Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.
All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.
Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit: a cover letter; a CV; a statement of teaching experience and philosophy; a research statement including plans for involving undergraduates; the names and contact information for three professional references; and a Norwich application to .

The search will remain open until the position is filled and all applications submitted before December 15th, 2019 will receive full consideration.