Assistant Professor of Physics

Wheaton, Illinois
Jul 23, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Physics and Engineering Department at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in physics or applied physics starting Fall 2018. A Ph. D is required. Applicants must be committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment. We are interested in candidates who utilize physics education research-based curricula. Demonstrated ability to carry out an experimental, computational, or theoretical research program that involves undergraduate students is required. Field of expertise is open. The College is located 25 miles west of Chicago and is near two national laboratories. For more information, please visit

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests to Dr. Darren Craig, Chair of Physics and Engineering, 501 College Ave., Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187.  Additional application materials will be requested of eligible candidates.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to the lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at

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