Assistant Professor of Physics

De Pere, Wisconsin
Aug 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

St. Norbert College, a nationally ranked, residential liberal arts institution with an enrollment of 2,200 students, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics beginning August 2018. Preference will be given to candidates specializing one of the following areas: Condensed Matter Physics, Astrophysics, Engineering/Applied Physics, or Medical Physics.

The responsibilities of this position include teaching two courses per semester, including associated laboratories, advising students, maintaining an active research agenda involving students, and collegial service. The successful candidate will also be afforded the opportunity and support to develop new and innovative courses in their area of expertise and in the College's Core Curriculum program.

The position requires a Ph.D. in physics at the time of appointment, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting is essential. The ideal candidate should also have a strong desire to mentor undergraduates interested in pursuing careers in physics and related fields. 

St. Norbert College is a Catholic college rooted in the Norbertine tradition and welcomes applications from members of all backgrounds and faith traditions. The College's mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing "an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development." We seek those who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse and spiritually engaged community (

To apply, please send a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, and three letters of reference (electronic format only) to: Larry Scheich, Associate Dean, Natural Sciences Division, care of Maureen Swanson at Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

St. Norbert College is situated on an attractive, riverside campus in De Pere, WI, a community contiguous with the city of Green Bay. The Green Bay metropolitan area has a population of 250,000, offers abundant opportunities for recreational and cultural endeavors, is served by its own international airport, and is located 200 miles north of Chicago. For additional information, please visit the College's website,, and the Life in the New North website,

St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to enhancing the diversity and cultural competency of its students, faculty, staff and administration.