The Position: The Department of Physics at California State University Chico is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physics to begin August of 2021. Our department’s mission is to provide the highest quality
All applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/6309
|Working Title||Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences|
|Class Title||Instructional Faculty|
|Salary Range (From $ to $)||Salary commensurate with education and experience.|
|Number of Positions||1|
|Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base)||Full-Time|
|Pay Plan||Academic Year|
|CBU/MOU||R03 - CFA Faculty|
The Department of Physics at California State University Chico is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physics to begin August of 2021. Our department’s mission is to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in Physics, and we are looking for someone who shares our deep love of teaching and mentoring undergraduates, both in the classroom and in research.
|Minimum Education and Experience|
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D in
|Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for this position|
Additional Requirements: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching at the undergraduate level (this is primary), scholarship and professional development, and service to the Department, University and community. Teaching duties will include teaching introductory physics courses in dedicated studio classrooms and
Preference will be given to candidates with a documented commitment to evidence based undergraduate teaching practice and a high potential for providing undergraduates with research experiences. Previous teaching experience beyond Teaching Assistantship is not required; the Department will consider other indications such as professional memberships in teaching organizations and familiarity with modern
|Contact & Special Recruitment Information|
Job-related questions should be directed to:
CSU, Chico offers benefits (e.g., sick leave, health, dental and vision insurance). CSU, Chico offers a defined benefit retirement plan through the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS). (see retirement plan benefits at https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/savings-retirement/
This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).
|About the University, Hiring Department and Community|
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public University, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation and operating as part of the 23-campus CSU system. The University enrolls over 17,000 students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with over half identifying as first-generation college students. Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from San Francisco Bay Area. A safe residential community, Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus.
CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of achievement gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and activities that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover letter including teaching philosophy, research statement and diverse student body
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of three or more professional references with phone numbers