The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Valparaiso University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for Fall 2013. Candidates must possess the Ph.D by August 2013. Duties involve quality undergraduate teaching and establishment of an externally funded research program involving undergraduates. Prior teaching and postdoctoral research experience are preferred.
is a highly regarded private university with 3000 undergraduates
located 50 miles SE of Chicago. Areas of active research in the
department include nuclear and particle physics, stellar
astrophysics, condensed matter physics, surface physics, and
atmospheric physics. Candidates should be interested in working at a
university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the
Lutheran tradition. Valparaiso
University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ
persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a
diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at
Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural
diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from
diverse backgrounds. Information about the department can be
found at http://www.valpo.edu/physics.
Salary will be based upon experience.
Applicants should send electronic copies of a CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be considered as they are received.. Those received by December 1, 2012 will be given full consideration. Women and members of underrepresented groups are especially invited to apply.