Assistant Professor of Physics

Arkansas Tech University in Arkansas

Deadline March 31, 2014
Date Posted March 13, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Physics: Arkansas Tech University seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Physics tenure-track to begin August, 2014. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or related field, have demonstrated quality teaching and have demonstrated quality research. Teaching duties include 12 credit hours/semester including undergraduate physics and physical science courses and laboratories in addition to other duties as assigned. Understanding of and ability to implement research-based best practices in physics education is preferred. Demonstrated ability to develop a successful research program that includes experiences for undergraduate students is preferred. Send a letter of application addressing your qualifications and record of effectiveness in the areas related to the qualifications and indicate your specific reasons for applying to this particular job at ATU, along with supporting evidence including current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts showing degrees and contact information for at least three professional references to Dr. Jeff Robertson, Dean, College of Natural and Health Sciences, 1701 N. Boulder Ave., Arkansas Tech University, AR 72801. Closing date for accepting applications is March 31, 2014. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. AA/EOE.