The Department of Physics and Astronomy (http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/physicsandastronomy/ ) at the University of Alaska Anchorage invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both lower division and upper division undergraduate physics courses and to establish a research program. This candidate will enhance a physics degree program. We are especially interested in candidates with experimental physics experience who can take advantage of our newly constructed research space. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics (or a closely related scientific field), teaching experience in physics and a publication record.
Applications are being accepted at http://www.uakjobs.com
We are a small but growing department in a large, urban institution surrounded by scenic wilderness. The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the largest of three universities in the University of Alaska system, serving nearly 20,000 students. Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, with an ethnically diverse population of 290,000, offers a lively intellectual and cultural life, including opera, symphony, theater, art events, and varied restaurants. Set between snow-capped peaks of the Chugach Mountains and the ocean waters of Cook Inlet, the city offers ready access to state and national forests and parks, year-round outdoor recreation, and unsurpassed natural beauty.
Review of applications starts on November 15, 2012.
The Department seeks a candidate dedicated to equity and diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment that increases student knowledge about local, national, and global communities.
UAA is an AA/EO Employer and Educational Institution. Applicant must be eligible for employment under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and subsequent amendments. Your application for employment with UAA is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.