Xavier University of Louisiana, a Catholic, Historically Black University, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Physics with a start date of August 2010. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in either physics or engineering and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and undergraduate research. The standard teaching load for each faculty member is 12 credits per semester. The department is especially interested in candidates with a background in engineering.
Applicants should attach the following documents in an email: cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, and curriculum vitae. The email should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Faculty Search". The preferred file format is PDF for the attachments, though files in Word format are acceptable as well. Research plans should include a description of how you will include undergraduates in your research. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the above email address.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1, 2009. Xavier is an equal opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.