Monday, November 4, 2019

Assistant Professor of Physics, Centenary College of Louisiana in Louisiana

DeadlineOpen until filled
Date PostedNovember 1, 2019
TypeTenured, tenure track
SalaryCommensurate with experience
Employment TypeFull-time
Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Physics Department beginning August 2020 

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in physics, are deeply committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment, and will direct an active undergraduate research program. While any area of physics may be considered, candidates with experience in engineering physics, computational methods and systems modeling, or data science/informatics will be given priority consideration.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching general physics courses required of all science majors and upper level courses for Centenary’s robust physics minor and dual degree program in engineering. Through teaching and advising, the successful candidate will support student success in physics, engineering, geophysics, and biophysics career pathways. The candidate would also participate in emerging interdisciplinary working groups in computational studies/complex systems or data science/informatics. A Ph.D. in an appropriate field from an accredited institution is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The Physics Department has a well-equipped facility and opportunities for collaborative research exist both on campus and at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. There are excellent funding opportunities, and the College has a high success rate in securing funds for teaching and research.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to or to:

Physics Search Committee
c/o Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Centenary College recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.