Physics Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Monday, November 18, 2013
Posted by: Human Resources
Rockford University invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in
physics starting Fall 2014. A PhD or ABD in experimental physics required.
Combined responsibility for introductory and some advanced level physics
is required. Also, teaching some mathematics and/or computer science courses is
possible, with the potential to expand the current minor in physics. Strengthening
the physics laboratory program is an important task. 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
a cover page,
a recent and detailed curriculum vitae,
a teaching statement documenting teaching
a research statement proposing a research program
viable at a small liberal arts university and accessible to
all related transcripts graduate and undergraduate,
letters of recommendation sent (at least 2 letters should address the
applicant's ability to teach effectively) separately to
Application deadline: January 15, 2014. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
Questions can be directed to Dr. Mehmet Dik, Chair,
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics
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.