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Physics Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Monday, November 18, 2013  
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Physics Faculty Position


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  

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,


6) have three 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.

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