Physics: Applied, Physics: Atomic and Molecular, Physics: Nuclear
The Department of Physics at the University of Mary Washington invites applications for a tenure track position in applied and/or experimental physics to begin in August, 2019, when the department will occupy its new lab and teaching facilities in the Jepson Science Center addition. Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant Professor rank, but exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered for a higher rank. Completion of the Ph.D. is required by August 16, 2019, and prior teaching experience is preferred. UMW is a public liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students in research. We seek candidates with enthusiasm for working with students, the ability to teach a variety of courses across the physics curriculum, and a desire to contribute creatively to our traditional major, our newly designed major in Applied Physics, and general education courses, such as First-Year Seminar. Dedication to continuing professional development and departmental and college-wide service is required. Highly qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and high-impact learning in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an original research program in his/her area of expertise, and preference will be given to candidates who will involve students in on-campus research. UMW is centrally located between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA, in close proximity to many government labs and private engineering firms offering opportunities for collaborative research and student internship opportunities. Additionally, the university hosts a vibrant summer science research program and commits substantial funds to support research activities via undergraduate student and faculty research grants.
Applications must be submitted through https://careers.umw.edu, referencing position number F00175. Candidates are required to complete a Commonwealth of Virginia application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Terri Arthur, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications must be received by December 3rd, 2018 to be considered. For questions, contact Dr. Charles Sharpless, Chair, Department of Physics, at email@example.com.
The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to these core principles.
Internal Number: F00256
About University of Mary Washington
The University of Mary Washington is a public liberal arts and sciences university centrally located between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA. Details about the types of employment offered at UMW can be found at https://adminfinance.umw.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/employment-opportunities/types-of-employment/
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