The Department of Natural Sciences at Assumption College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Physics at the assistant professor rank to begin August, 2014. A Ph.D. is required and post-doctoral work and undergraduate teaching experience are preferred. Teaching responsibilities include algebra- and calculus-based general physics and appropriate upper-level course(s) to serve the physics minor. We seek a candidate committed to high quality teaching, undergraduate mentoring and advising, and an active research program in a teacher-scholar fashion. The research specialty should be compatible with funding available for a small liberal arts college. The Natural Sciences Department is housed in a state-of-the-art $20 million science building with dedicated faculty-student research space.
Assumption College, a Catholic liberal arts and professional studies college, was founded in 1904 by its sponsoring religious community, the Augustinians of the Assumption. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for its Catholic and Assumptionist identity. Assumption College is an Affirmative Action/EEOC employer encouraging candidates who would enrich the College’s diversity.
Send curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Joanne Colacchio at firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line “physics search”. Electronic submission of materials as PDF files is encouraged. Materials submitted in hard copy should be directed to David Crowley, PhD, Department of Natural Sciences, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609. Deadline for submission is December 10, 2013.