Assistant Professor of Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Villanova Univeristy
Department Name: 
Street Line 1: 
800 E Lancaster Ave
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at Villanova University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position beginning Fall 2019. We seek applicants committed to the teacher-scholar model, in which faculty integrate their scholarly pursuits with undergraduate education. The successful candidate should demonstrate high potential for both teaching and research, including the active engagement of undergraduate students in research and the ability to attract external funding.

The Villanova Physics Department has active research in the areas of Astrophysics and Condensed Matter Physics. In Astrophysics, our faculty are involved in studies of gravitational waves, the Cosmic Microwave Background, black hole accretion, and star formation, with strengths in observation and instrumentation. In Condensed Matter, our faculty specialize in low-dimensional materials, biological physics and magnetism in nanoscale materials, and structure and magnetism in correlated-electron materials. Preference will be given to candidates who will pursue collaborative research with our faculty in one of these areas.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

To apply please use the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and statement of teaching philosophy.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Physics Search Committee
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Victoria Morgan