Friday, May 13, 2016

VAP, Purdue University Northwest, IN

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics - Purdue Northwest - Hammond, IN(Job Number: 1601010)

The Department of Chemistry and Physics in the College of Engineering and Sciences at Purdue University Northwest invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics (not tenure eligible) position. The position will start August 15, 2016.
Purdue University Northwest is an academically comprehensive regional university and part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. Its campuses are located in the northwest Indiana city of Hammond, less than 25 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, and Westville, a scenic campus situated on 268 rolling and wooded acres eight miles south of Lake Michigan. The locations offer both urban and suburban living, excellent school systems, and extensive recreational facilities. Purdue Northwest is the fifth-largest public university in Indiana, with approximately 15,000 students, offering more than 70 programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. PNW is distinguished by opportunities for experiential learning, undergraduate research, and one-to-one relationships among students and faculty.

Essential Duties:

Primary responsibilities for the position will involve a full-time teaching assignment of astronomy and physics, lectures and laboratories.

Ph.D. Degree in Physics or related field, which must be completed by July 1, 2016.

Additional Information:

Applicants should submit a brief cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications, Curriculum vitae, and contact information (names, addresses, phone numbers, and emails) for three references to Dr. Daniel Suson, chair of the search committee, at

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check.

The review of candidates will begin on June 15, 2016 and the position will remain open until filled.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.