The Department of Physics at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor rank) in physics education research. The successful candidate will engage in research that expands or complements the current areas of physics education research at OSU. These areas include sense making and representational fluency in upper-division physics.
The Department of Physics at Oregon State University has research groups in the areas of astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, high energy physics, optical physics, physics education, and quantum cosmology. OSU conducts discipline-based education research across the College of Science, the College of Engineering, the College of Education, and the STEM Research Center. Additionally, OSU fosters a vibrant community involved in the scholarship of teaching and learning.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 21, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled.
Oregon State University is a public R1 research university and the largest university in the state of Oregon, with an enrollment of over 33,000 students and a sponsored-project research budget of over 380 million dollars per year. OSU is located in the city of Corvallis, which is ranked as one of the best small college towns in the US. The city offers year-round cultural and outdoor activities, as well as easy access to the Cascade mountains, the Pacific coast, the Portland metro area, and many other communities and college towns throughout the Willamette Valley.
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