The Department of Physics at the University of West Georgia (www.westga.edu/~physics) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor of physics. We seek an enthusiastic, dynamic instructor that will teach undergraduate courses in physics, introductory astronomy, and laboratory classes. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active research program that directly involves undergraduate students, and to seek external funding to support their research. We welcome applications from all areas of experimental physics, and are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in condensed matter, medical physics, or observational astronomy. Our department is committed to diversity, and we encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply for this position.
Applicants should have an earned PhD in physics or astronomy. UWG is a regional comprehensive public university with a main campus in Carrollton and a satellite campus in Newnan. The physics department prides itself on its innovative teaching and high-quality undergraduate research. A competitive salary and benefits are offered. The appointment will begin August 1, 2018, contingent upon funding. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, and three letters of recommendation by the application deadline of January 15, 2018 to Dr. Julie Talbot, Department of Physics, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118 or firstname.lastname@example.org. UWG is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. University System of Georgia policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.