The Department of Physics at the University of the Pacific is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position to start in August 2021. Pacific is renowned for its rich liberal arts education, its high quality professional schools, and the close mentoring relationship between faculty and students. We offer B.S. degrees in physics and engineering-physics, and a B.A. degree in physics designed for science teaching. The Department has grant-funded research groups in high energy theory, the astrophysics of galaxy formation and evolution, exoplanetary systems, and K-12 science education outreach. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated record of accomplishment. We seek a colleague whose interests complement and enhance our existing activities, is a gifted and dedicated educator who can cover a wide array of courses in the major, develop interesting topical classes for non-majors, and whose research program provides engaging scientific experiences for undergraduates. The ability to teach other courses such as the physics of music is desirable. Applications will be reviewed starting January 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of the Pacific is an AA/EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.
About University of the Pacific
The University of the Pacific is a private university located in California with campuses in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco. Founded in 1851, it is the oldest chartered university in the state, with 6,500 students and 900 academic staff.
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