University of the Sciences (USciences) invites applications for a full-time 10-month tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor, Physics in the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Statistics beginning August 15, 2021.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics.
Deliver high-quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels that promotes effective student learning. The commitment to excellence in teaching courses in physics and the ability to involve students in research projects are essential.
Contribute to the enhancement and growth of the Physics Program, especially in the area of Biophysics, and be involved in scholarly activities that lead to improving the education of students.
Continue and strengthen the collaborative effort with other USciences programs such as Neuroscience and Data Science contributing in the teaching and research arena.
Establish and maintain an excellent, competitive, and successful research program that involves undergraduate students. This includes disseminating the results of research and scholarly activities through publication in scientific journals and books and presentations at international, national, and internal conferences, proactively identifying and applying for funding opportunities, exploring, and promoting interdisciplinary collaborations in the department and university as well as national and international collaborations.
Work effectively with colleagues, students, and administration to promote the goals of the Department, the College, and the University.
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
For consideration, please upload your cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests. Additionally, please submit three letters of reference. The letters must be sent directly from the referee to the search committee chair, Sergio Freire, PhD., at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to Nancy D'Aversa in Human Resources at email@example.com. Review of applications begins on December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Note to Applicants:
When applying to this position, on the “My Experience Page” and under the “Resume/CV” heading where it is indicated to “Upload a File” please attach all the required documents separately and then click the upload button.
USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Community:
USciences is a part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live. It’s a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and has bike lanes and numerous bike share locations. With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia. For more information about UCD, please visit their website at: https://www.universitycity.org/
Internal Number: R565
About University of the Sciences
University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus.
Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields. USciences students are proven everywhere they go. A USciences education is offered both on-campus and online.
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