California State University San Marcos has an opening for a tenure track assistant professor of physics to begin August 2011. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, applied physics, or a closely related field. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and be able to develop a research program that involves undergraduates. The preferred research area is biological physics or a related area such as medical physics, applied optics, acoustics, or soft condensed matter; however exceptional candidates in other research specialties will be considered.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement of future research plans, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Physics Search Committee, Department of Physics, California State University, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001. To assure full consideration, all application materials should be postmarked on or before 2/1/2011. However, applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, sexual orientation and identity, gender, age, and disability or veteran's status. The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. For more information, please visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities.