The Department of Physics invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computational Physics, starting August 16, 2019. A PhD in Physics or a closely related field is required. The successful applicant will show excellent potential for research that can involve undergraduates. Applicants should also demonstrate excellent teaching skills, and have a strong background in computational physics. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement of this position. Preference will be given to research areas that complement existing department strengths. Post-doctoral experience and the potential for attracting external funding are preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To assure full consideration, please complete a faculty employment application at posting 0710914 at www.jobs.ilstu.edu. Please attach a letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references by October 15, 2018. For more information on the Department of Physics please visit www.phy.ilstu.edu.
Illinois State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university encouraging diversity.
Internal Number: 0710914
About Illinois State University
The ISU physics department has 11 T/TT faculty, several NTT faculty and 6 staff members. The department offers the four sequences (Physics, Computer Physics, Engineering Physics and Physics Teacher Education) and averages approximately 125 majors with 17 students per year. Illinois State University is a comprehensive university with multiple retirement and health care options.
The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers, and computing
professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS Science and Technology,
IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.