Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of the Pacific
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
3601 Pacific Ave
Street Line 3: 
3601 Pacific Ave
City: 
Stockton
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal: 
95211
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

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.

Applicants are required to submit
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
3. Teaching Philosophy
4. Research Program Plan
5. Three email addresses for references

In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Kieran Holland
Title: 
Chair and Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of the Pacific
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
3601 Pacific Ave
City: 
Stockton
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal Code: 
95211
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
kholland@pacific.edu