Washburn University’s Department of Physics & Astronomy invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor) in Physics, beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching at the university level. A completed PhD is required for a tenure-track appointment.
To receive full consideration applications should be received by December 1, 2017. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please send electronically (as a single PDF file) the following: cover letter, current CV, teaching & research philosophy and experience statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial ok), and contact information for three current professional references to email@example.com. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Karen Camarda (firstname.lastname@example.org). The successful candidate will be required to submit official transcripts, and to submit to a background check prior to being hired. Washburn University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to enriching education through diversity and candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Information on the department can be found on our website: www.washburn.edu/physics.
The Physics & Astronomy Department offers undergraduate programs in physics, computational physics, and pre-engineering, as well as offering introductory and general education courses in physics, astronomy, and geology. Our faculty enjoy teaching small classes as well as the opportunity to mentor students and become involved in campus activities. Washburn University is a mid-sized, regional, masters-level public institution, located in the heart of Topeka, the capitol city of Kansas. Topeka offers many opportunities to be involved in the arts, music, outdoor activities, and community events, as well as proximity to two major research universities and the Kansas City metropolitan area.