Assistant Professor of Physics

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Assistant Professor of Physics

Job no: 495561
Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Science and Mathematics
Salary: Negotiable
Payscale: Unclassified

The Department of Physics at The Citadel invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in physics or closely related field and a commitment to excellence in teaching, involving undergraduates in research, and service. In addition, candidates should exemplify The Citadel’s core values of honor, duty, and respect. Applications are encouraged from candidates in all fields of Physics and Astronomy, and especially those who can help expand the department’s offerings in Aerospace Science, or whose work complements current research interests in the Department.

Located in beautiful Charleston, S.C., The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of 2300 undergraduate and 1000 evening and graduate students. As a senior military college, The Citadel has a unique military tradition and a mission to educate and train principled leaders. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in physics for majors and minors. A normal teaching load is 9-12 hours per week with small class sizes. Please see The Citadel’s web page and the Physics Department’s web page:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans, and three letters of recommendation, with at least one that addresses applicant’s teaching. All application materials should be submitted online. If you have any questions or concerns while applying at the Citadel Careers web site, please call The Citadel’s Human Resources Office at 843-953-6922.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Russ Hilleke, Head, Department of Physics, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, phone: 843-953-6953, or by email: [email protected] Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.

Advertised: Oct 02 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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Posted: 12/27/2018
Application Due: 5/20/2019
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