Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 13D

Job description

Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

The Applied Physics Program is seeking to fill a one year teaching position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a Physicist to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced physics courses.  The position will start in September 2019. Preference will be given to physicists who have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Also prefer experience actively performing experimental physics research. 


  • Teach service related introductory courses: Physics I and II, Physics for the Life Sciences I and II, Physics Lab I and II, and Physics for Life Sciences Lab I and II.
  • Excellence in teaching is expected.  Teaching load is 12 hours each semester and typically consists of lecture and lab sections.
  • Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, a desire to keep up to date with the latest techniques in teaching physics, especially techniques that lead to the inclusion of students from all socio-economic levels and students of all races/ethnicities and genders.
  • Possible opportunity to teach courses in the interdisciplinary general studies curriculum.
  • Opportunity to mentor students in undergraduate research in Physics and related topics.
  • The ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • ABD in Physics or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D.
  • Ability to incorporate computational techniques, and computational packages, in teaching of undergraduates (Maple, MatLab, etc.)

Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive university benefits package.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.comOnly electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  4. Documents showing evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. Short description of scholarship accomplishments and research capabilities
  6. Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  7. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit;  Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.




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Job No: Job ID:#1652 / #100059
Posted: 5/20/2019
Application Due: 7/19/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.