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Tenure - Track Assistant Professor - Physics
Villanova University


Date Posted Sep. 12, 2018
Title Tenure - Track Assistant Professor - Physics
University Villanova University
Department 186 - Physics
Application Deadline 11/1/2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Villanova, PA
    United States
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Physics - General
 
 


Tenure - Track Assistant Professor - Physics


Posting Number: 2018524F

Position Type: Faculty

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: full-time/9-months

Department: 186-Physics

Position Summary

The Department of Physics at Villanova University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position beginning Fall 2019. We seek applicants committed to the teacher-scholar model, in which faculty integrate their scholarly pursuits with undergraduate education. The successful candidate should demonstrate high potential for both teaching and research, including the active engagement of undergraduate students in research and the ability to attract external funding.
The Villanova Physics Department has active research in the areas of Astrophysics and Condensed Matter Physics. In Astrophysics, our faculty are involved in studies of gravitational waves, the Cosmic Microwave Background, black hole accretion, and star formation, with strengths in observation and instrumentation. In Condensed Matter, our faculty specialize in low-dimensional materials, biological physics and magnetism in nanoscale materials, and structure and magnetism in correlated-electron materials. Preference will be given to candidates who will pursue collaborative research with our faculty in one of these areas.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to publication, you new colleague will teach undergraduate courses in his/her area of expertise, as well as other departmental courses, in a way that fosters connections across the discipline and the Villanova community.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. is required as well as outstanding research potential and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in Physics or a closely allied filed is preferred.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

Special Message to Applicants

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. Documents which cannot be submitted through this site should be sent directly to vuphysics@villanova.edu.
All applications are to include:
Application letter
Current and complete curriculum vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Unofficial Academic Transcripts
Contact information for at least three references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.
For finalists, an official graduate transcript will be required.
Review of applications begins November 1, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 09/10/2018

Closing Date (12am ET): 11/1/2018

Open Until Filled:

Salary Posting Information: Competitive

Salary Band: N/A

Job Classification: faculty

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14837

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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