The Department of Physics of the University of Hartford is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2023.
The successful applicant will teach courses in physics at the introductory level for various programs and at the upper level for physics majors. There will be also be opportunities to teach in our innovative University Interdisciplinary Studies program. An active research agenda with peer-reviewed publications, presentations, or other accomplishments in physics are expected for successful tenure and promotion. Service to the department, college, and university will include advising students in the physics major. Candidates with a commitment to mentoring and supporting diverse and under-represented student populations through advising, recruitment and retention will be preferred. The Department of Physics serves a large number of students in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as programs in the College of Engineering, Technology and Architecture. A normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Class sizes are relatively small (< 25).
The University of Hartford offers the personal attention associated with a small college enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu. The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area, which is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is a short drive from metropolitan Boston and New York.
The College of Arts and Sciences is University’s largest college with 23 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 5 graduate programs and many interdisciplinary offerings. The College includes a faculty of 102 teachers and scholars, 22 staff, and a student body of 770 undergraduate and 400 graduate students
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