Assistant Professor – Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 8, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Physics Department of Southern Connecticut State University seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to begin August 2020. Responsibilities will include: teaching introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses in physics, masters-level courses in physics, and elementary courses for other undergraduates; mentoring majors; scholarly research with strong potential for undergraduate and master’s degree student participation; university and professional service; and community engagement. Candidate must be committed to teaching within a vibrant and demanding public liberal arts and sciences environment and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, mentoring and research. Teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester.


Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in physics, optical sciences or engineering, astronomy or closely related field and the ability to perform research that involves undergraduate and master’s degree students. Experimentalist/observer preferred but highly qualified candidates with computational or theoretical expertise will be given full consideration. Applicants must have a commitment to both teaching and scholarship.


Application Process:

Please submit electronically [as one PDF document]: letter of interest describing professional goals, current curriculum vitae, statements of teaching perspective and scholarly interests, and names/contact information of three professional references to: Physics Search Committee Chair at with Subject Line: Faculty Opening. For best consideration, materials should be received by Friday, October 18, 2019.


SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 18, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Physics Search Committee Chair