Assistant Professor in Physics

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor in Physics

About Susquehanna:

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary:

The Department of Physics at Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for the 2021-22 academic year, beginning in August 2021.

The department of physics at Susquehanna University is seeking an excellent teacher of physics with a demonstrated record of advising and mentoring undergraduate students in research. The successful candidate must be able to teach an introductory electrical engineering course, introductory physics courses along with various other upper-level courses currently taught within the physics department. The successful candidate is also expected to initiate and maintain a vigorous research program involving undergraduate students along with institutional service for the good of the university.

Required Qualifications:

Earned Ph.D. in experimental physics or engineering is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant post-doctoral research experience is preferred.

Special Instructions to the Applicant:

Review of applications begins October 20th and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include:
•A letter of application
•Curriculum vitae
•Statement of teaching objectives
•Statement on how the applicant will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
•Statement of research interests
•Three letters of reference.

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Number of Months:

9 months


Full Time

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Posted: 10/29/2020
Application Due: 12/18/2020
Work Type: Full Time