The Department of Physics at Duquesne University invites applications for a non-tenure-track position in physics, at the Teaching Assistant Professor level, for the academic year 2023-24. Located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University offers undergraduate physics degrees in a student-centered liberal arts environment. We have seven faculty members and between 25 and 35 students (all years). We have a commitment to implement Physics Education Research (PER) in our curriculum. Most students participate in the research programs onsite and many travel to national labs for summer internships. We are seeking a dynamic individual with a genuine commitment to teaching, excellent interpersonal skills, and the potential for achieving excellence in undergraduate physics courses for science and non-science majors, with large and small enrollments. The ideal candidate would hold a PhD in physics, be familiar with PER and have experience teaching undergraduate physics courses. Successful candidates will be competent in the use of a learning management system and will have the ability to integrate online instructional resources in the learning experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have potential to teach engineering majors as well. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: https://apply.interfolio.com/123350. While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications received by April 14, 2023. For more information please contact Simonetta Frittelli at email@example.com.
About Duquesne University. Located in the heart of Pittsburgh, and embedded in a vibrant cultural and technological community, Duquesne University offers undergraduate physics degrees in a student-centered liberal arts environment. Founded in 1878 by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community. Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer, and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. We encourage applicants from members of underrepresented groups, and support dual-career couples. As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees —full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty—to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment. Full expectations of employment are found in the application portal.
Duquesne University offers 85 undergraduate majors across nine schools and highly respected professional programs with numerous accolades and rankings, including the No.1 One-Year MBA. The department of physics is housed in the school of science, has seven full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate degrees exclusively. Full-time faculty receive comprehensive benefits including tuition, health care and retirement benefits, and a number of paid holidays and holy days.
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