Assistant Professor in Physics/Engineering PhysicsPosting Number:
FacultyKey Responsibilities :
The Physics and Engineering Physics Department invites applications for a fixed-term assistant professor. Juniata College is a selective liberal arts college of 1300 students located in Huntingdon, PA. The Department offers bachelor’s degrees in Physics, and Engineering Physics, and graduates an average of ten students per year.Position Qualifications:
We are seeking candidates vitally interested in teaching undergraduate courses for both majors and non-majors, including upper division lecture and laboratory courses. Appointment is open to strong candidates who can support and build upon our curriculum in the areas of physics, astronomy and engineering physics. Our primary selection criterion will be the promise of outstanding teaching with the expectation that excellent teaching presumes an active scholarly agenda. Candidates of any research focus will have the opportunity to support student growth through involvement in research projects.
Juniata College is committed to cultivating an equity-minded and equity-engaged campus culture, one that is inclusive and supportive of its students, faculty, and staff. We believe that all members of the College community share the responsibility to engage, sustain, and leverage an interconnected learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and a sense of belonging is explicit. Juniata’s strategic mission promotes diversity in every expression, and amplifies the College’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access. We aim to evolve into a more global, equitable and ethical community, where all Juniatians live a life of inclusive belonging needed for becoming leaders who value and embrace human interconnectedness and dignity. Juniata invites and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.…AA/EOE
It is the policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks. This position is contingent upon final approval.
- Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics or related area
- Strong interest in undergraduate instruction and desire to work collaboratively in a student-focused department
- Prefer at least 1-3 years teaching experience
This position resides within the Physics Department.Preferred Qualifications:
See position qualifications.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a description of your teaching, including interests and experience, and how you could support and strengthen our Engineering Physics program, 4) graduate school transcripts, and 5) three letters of recommendation through our online portal or alternatively by having them emailed to email@example.com.Open Date:
02/01/2024Open Until Filled: