The Physics Department at Oregon State University invites applications for a full time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, with an anticipated start date of Sept 16, 2012. We are looking for individuals with a strong background and future research plans to expand our Physics Education Research Group. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or a related area. The successful candidate is expected to teach physics effectively at the lower division, upper division, and graduate levels.
OSU is engaged in a major hiring initiative in discipline-based and education-based STEM education research, which includes a full-time, permanent Director for a new Center for Research in Lifelong STEM Education. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong interest in doing collaborative research in this setting, and within the broader education community. Oregon State University, which has the top Carnegie Research University classification of RU/VH (very high research activity), is a Land Grant institution and has strong programs in the physical sciences, the life sciences, and engineering. Please visit www.physics.oregonstate.edu for more information.
Candidates should apply online at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/, job# 0008059, and electronically submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Preferred qualifications include a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Candidates should address this qualification in their curriculum vitae. Candidates also should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to firstname.lastname@example.org via e-mail. For full consideration apply by January 5, 2012.
OSU is an AA/EOE and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.