Wednesday, September 25, 2013

TT at Worcester State U, MA

Worcester State University, Department of Physical and Earth Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Physics beginning in Fall 2014. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy and undergraduate teaching experience; postdoctoral research experience is preferred. We are particularly interested in applicants trained in astrophysics or astronomy, although applicants in all subfields will be considered. In addition to teaching physics, the successful candidate may teach integrated science courses for education majors and develop new freshman seminars. Applicants should demonstrate: potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students; engagement in research and scholarship; a commitment to public higher education; enthusiasm for developing the physics curriculum and interdisciplinary science programs; an interest in science education. The successful candidate will help shape a small, dynamic department dedicated to offering a quality liberal arts education and small class sizes in a public institutional setting. Our department offers bachelor’s degrees in Natural Science and Geography, and a minor in Physics.  Worcester State University is part of the Massachusetts state system.  The contractual teaching load is 12 contact hours per semester. The position includes full state benefits. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013.  All applicants will apply online through Necessary documents for submission include a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference signed by hand and dated within the last six months, and an official (non-student issued) transcript of highest degree. Those documents which cannot be uploaded to one’s e-account may be sent to the following address: Director of Human Resources, Worcester State University, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602-2597. For more information please email Johanie at