Monday, October 29, 2012

TT in physics at Southern Connecticut

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Department: PHYSICS

Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor

Specialization(s): Bio-physics or bio-nanotechnology, high-resolution imaging of biomaterials; experimentalist preferred.

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities: Teaching of introductory and upper-level courses for physics and other science majors, and elementary core courses for other undergraduates; mentoring majors; scholarly research with strong potential for undergraduate and Master's degree student participation; scientific interaction with departmental faculty; participation in collegial service and professional activities. The department has recently established a master's degree program in applied physics and the successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in this endeavor (

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics, bio-physics, material science or closely related field and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education with evidence of teaching effectiveness and ability to perform research that potentially involves undergraduate and master’s degree students, preferably in collaboration with current department faculty.

Preferred Qualifications: Primary interest in biomaterials physics or bio-nanotechnology, experimentalist preferred in the field of high resolution imaging of biomaterials using novel imaging technologies. Preference will be given to applicant committed to collaborating with one or more of the current faculty members. We value effective teaching at all levels, student involvement in faculty research, and energetic participation in the scientific community by faculty and students. Our department houses a significant component of an NSF-supported Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, in collaboration with Yale University ( and a Nanotechnology Center.

Application Process: Please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, letter describing professional goals and statement of teaching perspective and scholarly interests.
Identify at least three references with e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

Send materials to Dr. Christine Broadbridge, Chairperson, Department of Physics, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent St., New Haven, CT 06515 or e-mail to:

In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by January 15, 2013.
Position will remain open until filled.
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Dr. Christine Broadbridge, Chairperson, Department of Physics