Assistant Professor of Physics

Job description

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Physics to begin August 15, 2020.The successful candidate will teach introductory, intermediate and advanced level lecture and laboratory courses in the physics curriculum as appropriate. An ability to teach in our advanced lab curriculum is required, and the capacity to teach junior-level Electricity and Magnetism is preferred. It is our expectation that the successful candidate will start a research program that can involve senior research students. Applicants should have a deep commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment, and we hope the successful candidate will be excited about the opportunity to teach in St. Lawrence University’s First Year Program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in experimental physics or a closely-related field (strong ABD candidates may be considered.)
  • An ability to teach in our advanced lab curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to teach junior-level Electricity and Magnetism is preferred.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Catherine Jahncke, Search Chair, at [email protected]

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit




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Posted: 10/2/2019
Application Due: 12/1/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package