The U.S. Coast Guard Academy invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physics at the assistant/associate/professor level, commencing in August 2011. The successful candidate's primary duty will be to teach the introductory physics courses taken by all sophomore cadets. Additional expectations include the development and teaching of upper level courses in the science major consistent with the selectee’s specialty, and engagement in an active research program (theoretical, experimental, or pedagogical) involving undergraduates. Tenure-track position responsibilities also include participation in leadership and professional development activities with students outside of class, academic advising, and service to the Academy.
Academic rank will be based on qualifications and experience; salaries are highly competitive. A Ph.D. in physics or related discipline is required. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching. Good interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills are essential. For more information and application procedures visit http://www.usajobs.gov, Job Announcement # 11-1077-NE-DG. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy prides itself in maintaining, developing, and promoting a community of inclusion that embodies a representative cross section of the United States. It is our belief that gender, racial, ethnic, and religious diversity are critical to the professional and personal development of future Coast Guard Officers as well as the entire academic and professional community at the Academy.