Assistant Professor, Physics University of San Diego
Job Number: 492284 Position Status: Faculty, Full-time regular Location: San Diego Position Type: College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty
Position Title: Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics
Posting # 492284
Department Description: The Physics and Biophysics Department, within the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of San Diego, is deeply committed to excellence in undergraduate physics education in a liberal arts environment - including small class sizes, personalized mentoring, and independent research opportunities. Our faculty are equally devoted to leading nationally-recognized research programs that involve undergraduates at every level. Finally, through our award-winning outreach and service initiatives, we aim to promote diversity, inclusion and the holistic education of our students and the broader community. For additional information about the Physics and Biophysics Department, please visit http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/physics/, or contact the Department Chair, Dr. Rae M.R. Anderson email@example.com.
Detailed Description: The Department of Physics and Biophysics at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track Clare Boothe Luce assistant professorship. This prestigious position, a result of an award from the Henry Luce Foundation, includes exceptional career development support along with a competitive salary and a generous start-up package. The award terms limit the position to female candidates who have a doctorate in physics and are US citizens or permanent residents. The successful candidate should demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the capacity to establish a vigorous research program tailored to undergraduates. The candidate will also have the opportunity to play a key role in the burgeoning Physics-Engineering program; and help develop a new Physics-Community Partnership Program (P-CoPP) that will partner undergraduates with female mentors from industry and R1 institutions. These initiatives are strategically designed to promote diversity and inclusion in STEM, and increase retention and success of underrepresented students in STEM graduate programs and careers. Given these initiatives, preference will be given to research expertise in applied experimental physics, though all research areas are welcome.
Job Requirements: Persons offered employment must successfully complete a pre-employment background check. They also will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.
Posting Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
1. A single PDF package that contains: (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research goals, and (4) teaching philosophy
2. Three recommendation letters sent directly from the recommenders.
Acceptance of applications will begin on July 25, 2018. For full consideration, a) l). applications should be submitted by October 1, 2018.
Contact: For questions about the position please contact the Chair of the Physics and Biophysics Department, Dr. Rae M.R. Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Details: Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.
Advertised: July 25, 2018 Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: October 05, 2018 Pacific Daylight Time