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Physics Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Friday, October 03, 2014  
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Physics Faculty Position

 

Rockford University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in physics starting Fall 2015. A PhD in physics is required. Primary responsibility will be teaching introductory and some advanced experimental physics, along with strengthening the physics laboratory program.  There are also opportunities to teach math and other interdisciplinary courses. Prior full-time college teaching experience is highly preferred. Enthusiasm for teaching in a small-university liberal arts setting is essential. 

Candidates for the position should send their applications electronically consisting of  

1) a cover page,

2) a recent and detailed curriculum vitae,

3) a teaching statement documenting teaching effectiveness,

4) a research statement proposing a research program viable at a small liberal arts university and accessible to undergraduates,

5) all related transcripts graduate and undergraduate,

and

6) have three letters of recommendation sent (at least 2 letters should address the applicant's ability to teach effectively) separately to

physicssearch@rockford.edu 

Application deadline: January 15, 2015. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

Founded in 1847, Rockford University is an independent, liberal arts institution dedicated to teaching. It is located in Rockford, IL, a city of 150,000 people about 85 miles northwest of Chicago. The university offers bachelor degree programs in over two dozen majors, masters programs in teaching and business, and educational programs for the citizens of our community. Rockford University is one of only twelve institutions in Illinois with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Rockford University is an AA/EOE employer.


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