Tenure-Track Faculty position, Department of Physics
UNIV OF PORTLAND
September 28, 2018
Faculty 4-Year College/University
The University of Portland invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Physics beginning August 15, 2019. Primary teaching responsibilities will consist of three courses per semester, including both lower and upper-division course offerings in physics. A Ph.D. in physics or closely related field, evidence of excellence in teaching physics, and the ability to establish an original, productive research program in the applicant’s area of specialization are required. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 30, 2018. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter explaining interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and (4) a description of the research program the applicant plans to establish at the University of Portland, including a description of how undergraduates could be involved. If an applicant has experience and/or interest in diversity initiatives in higher education, please describe these in cover letter or teaching statement. All materials should be submitted at https://up.hiretouch.com. In addition, applicants should ensure that three letters of reference are submitted via HireTouch before the application deadline. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Tamar More, at email@example.com.
A background investigation check and graduate and undergraduate transcripts will be required before final hiring procedures can be completed.
Internal Number: 51009
About UNIV OF PORTLAND
Since 1901 the University of Portland has devoted itself to an education of the heart and mind by focusing on three central elements: teaching, faith, and service. Since the day it opened in September 1901 with 52 boys and 8 professors, the University has grown to a vibrant intellectual community of 3,700 students and 316 professors. Today the University is ranked among the top 10 schools in the West by U.S. News and World Report and boasts some of the finest teachers in the country. In the past 15 years, five professors have received awards from the Carnegie foundation including National Professor of the Year Kate Regan (Spanish) and State Professors of the Year Karen Eifler (education) and Terry Favero (biology). The University of Portland, closely affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross, prides itself on providing a traditional, values-centered education that is attuned to the needs of every student.
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
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