Assistant Professor of Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Norwich University
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The five-member Department of Physics at Norwich University invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in fall of 2019. The candidate(s) will be expected to engage in teaching, research and service; the most important qualification is potential for excellence in teaching. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to teach courses throughout our curriculum, from general education through upper-division major courses. Standard teaching loads alternate between 9 to 12 contact hours each semester.

Faculty are also expected to develop a research program appropriate for involving undergraduates. Current faculty members have interests in astrophysics, astronomy, geophysical fluid dynamics, experimental high-energy physics, and physics education; with the potential for two hires, the department is interested in both building on existing areas of research, and in expanding the intellectual diversity of the department.


Ph.D.  in physics, astronomy, or closely allied field; exceptional ABD candidates will also be considered; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.

We seek individuals with a strong commitment to the education of undergraduates in the arts, sciences and engineering; and research interests appropriate for the participation of undergraduate students.

Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.


To apply, please submit: a cover letter; a CV; a statement of teaching experience and philosophy; a research statement including plans for involving undergraduates; the names and contact information for three professional references; and a Norwich application to .

The search will remain open until the position is filled and all applications submitted before December 1st, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Included Benefits: 

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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