TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN PHYSICS EDUCATION RESEARCH
California Polytechnic State University
July 23, 2018
San Luis Obispo, California
Rank and salary to be commensu
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Physics: Astrophysics, Physics: Physics
PHYSICS DEPARTMENT, TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN PHYSICS EDUCATION RESEARCH.
The Physics Department invites applications for a full-time, academic year, tenure-track position at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, beginning 9/12/2019. Primary duties and responsibilities are to teach undergraduate physics or astronomy and to maintain an active research program in Physics Education Research (PER) that can involve undergraduates. Of special interest to the Department and the University are candidates who can contribute to our efforts to create inclusive instructional and research environments and/or make scholarly, discipline-specific contributions to issues of diversity and inclusion.
Cal Poly strongly values diversity and inclusion, especially in the classroom and among its areas of study. This PER search will occur at the same time as a university-wide cluster of searches designed to increase curricular coverage of areas related to diversity and inclusion, as well as to promote inclusive teaching strategies across the university. If the successful PER candidate’s research overlaps with the area of diversity and inclusion, they will have the opportunity to join and support these university efforts.
A Ph.D. in physics, physics education research, or related field is required and must be completed prior to start of appointment. Must provide evidence of (or potential for) high-quality teaching and be active in the field of PER. Rank and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete a required online faculty application, and apply to requisition #104937. Attach a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a statement of professional goals including research plans. Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of three references when completing your application. Candidates may be required to submit a short teaching video. Successful applicants will be required to have official transcripts of highest degree sent by degree granting institution. Review of applications will begin on September 17, 2018. Applications received after that date may be considered. On campus interviews with finalists are expected to commence in October 2018. For more information about the Physics Department please visit http://www.physics.calpoly.edu. Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.
Internal Number: 104937
About California Polytechnic State University
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility
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