Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Physics

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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Physics

Position Description:
The Department of Physics at the University of the Pacific is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position to start in August 2021. Pacific is renowned for its rich liberal arts education, its high quality professional schools, and the close mentoring relationship between faculty and students. We offer B.S. degrees in physics and engineering-physics, and a B.A. degree in physics designed for science teaching. The Department has grant-funded research groups in high energy theory, the astrophysics of galaxy formation and evolution, exoplanetary systems, and K-12 science education outreach. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated record of accomplishment. We seek a colleague whose interests complement and enhance our existing activities, is a gifted and dedicated educator who can cover a wide array of courses in the major, develop interesting topical classes for non-majors, and whose research program provides engaging scientific experiences for undergraduates. The ability to teach other courses such as the physics of music is desirable. Applications will be reviewed starting January 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of the Pacific is an AA/EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Basic Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated record of accomplishment.

Additional Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Special Instructions:
Required Documents
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
3. Teaching Philosophy
4. Research Program Plan
5. Three email addresses for References

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University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Posted: 11/12/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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