The College at Brockport The Department of Physics at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, located in Brockport, NY invites applications for two full-time, 10 month, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions slated to begin August 2020.
Candidates should be passionate about teaching undergraduates and providing them with research opportunities. Successful candidates will be able to teach and develop courses across our curriculum while conducting research in a field that complements the department's current strengths; possible areas might include Applied Physics, Materials Physics, Engineering Physics, Optics, and observational Astrophysics. Candidates will be expected to (1) teach engaging undergraduate classes at all levels; (2) develop a vigorous research program and pursue external funding; (3) provide undergraduates with research experiences; and (4) contribute to departmental and College service activities (e.g. undergraduate advisement, committee work, recruitment and outreach initiatives).
• Ph.D. in Physics or related field by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; an ABD candidate must earn a doctoral degree within six months of appointment.
• Commitment to increasing student diversity through teaching, mentoring, and/or engagement in high-impact educational practices.
• Post-doctoral research experience.
• College or university level teaching experience.
The Department of Physics recently celebrated its 50th anniversary at the College at Brockport. Our mission is to provide rigorous instruction in physics and astronomy at all levels, while giving our majors the necessary skills for modern jobs and graduate school. The department currently has approximately 30 majors, four full-time faculty, and offers a BS and a minor in Physics. Most of our graduates attend graduate or professional school, or join the workforce as entry-level engineers. The Department has state-of-the-art equipment that includes a Park Systems AFM, Quantum Design PPMS, and a new Spitz SciDome IQ2400 projector for the campus planetarium. Faculty and students at Brockport work closely in the classroom, research lab, and in service activities such as high-school recruitment and outreach efforts.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts.
Preference will be given to application materials received by October 24, 2019, and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu.
Application Materials Required
For consideration, please submit 1) Letter of Application; 2) CV; 3) List of three to five professional references; 4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy; and 5) Statement of Research Interests, including a plan for how undergraduates can be included in research. The letter of application should specifically address the required and preferred qualifications.
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We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
About The College at Brockport
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