Thursday, December 9, 2010

TT at Lewis University

Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Physics department. A Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field is required and experience in teaching undergraduates is preferred. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching and to contributing to the growth of the physics program. Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of physics courses and labs at all levels, general education through majors. The candidate is also expected to establish a research program suitable for involving undergraduates.

Responsibilities include:
-Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University's Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.
-Minimum teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester.
-Teach courses and labs at all levels - general education and service courses through advanced major courses.
-Advise physics majors and may have the opportunity to be faculty advisor for the Lewis SPS chapters.
-Establish an undergraduate research program.
-Engage in service to the department, college and university.

A Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field is required and experience teaching undergraduates is preferred. A willingness to teach across the curriculum is necessary, and a background in experimental and/or computational physics is highly desirable. Current areas of work in the Physics Department include optics, high energy physics, physics/astronomy education research, and (in conjunction with the Chemistry Department) nanomaterials; however, candidates with other areas of interest will be considered.