Monday, December 27, 2010

TT at American University

American University, Washington, DC Department of Physics The Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position: Assistant Professor of Physics. Preference will be given to an experimental physicist with the ability to form research partnerships with science institutions in the Washington, DC area. Responsibilities include: teaching courses across the physics curriculum from General Education courses to upper-level major electives; establishing an externally-funded research program that can involve undergraduate research participation; and service to the department and University. The Department of Physics offers a BS in physics with tracks in traditional, chemical, and computational physics as well as minors in physics and applied physics. To be considered, applicants must have a PhD in physics or related discipline, post-doctoral experience preferred. For more information about our program, see Additionally, a representative of the search committee will be at the AAPT Winter Meeting to answer questions about the position (contact the email below if interested). Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and research statement, and applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the search committee. Materials should be sent to: or Physics Search Committee, Physics Department, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8058. The committee will begin reviewing applications on January 21, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.