Assistant Professor of Physics – WVU Tech- 11218
West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:
The Department of Physical Sciences in the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Physics to begin fall 2019.
Teaching responsibilities for this position include introductory physics for undergraduates (engineering, non-majors, and/or pre-med students). The successful candidate will have opportunity to develop at least one additional upper division course according to the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the department. Other duties typically assigned to WVU Tech faculty include: service on committees, academic advising, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate students and write grants to support this program. The Department seeks a candidate who will demonstrate exemplary communication skills, collegiality, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual and cultural life of WVU Tech.
Date of Appointment: August 16, 2019.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2019.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please apply: https://hr.wvutech.edu/employment_opportunities
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities.
WVU Tech offers a broad array of programs including four-year (BS) programs in Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; Information Systems; and BS degrees in Electronic Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology (Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical emphasis), and Industrial Technology.
More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at: http://engineering.wvutech.edu/
The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Physics by August 16, 2019. The Search Committee is particularly interested in individuals who can communicate effectively with groups of undergraduates having a variety of interests, backgrounds and career aspirations, including engineering. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also required.
Application Materials must include:
- Letter of interest
- Curriculum vitae
- Unofficial copies of all transcripts
- Statements of undergraduate research and teaching philosophies
- Contact information for 3 references including telephone and email address
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.