California State University San Marcos has an opening for a tenure track assistant professor of physics to begin August 2014.The position is at the assistant professor level; however, under exceptional circumstances applicants at the untenured associate level may be considered.
Minimum requirements for the position include: A Ph.D. in physics, applied physics, or a closely related field; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching; and ability to develop a research program that involves undergraduates.
Preferred requirements for the position include: The preferred research area is biological physics or a related area such as medical physics, applied optics, acoustics, or soft condensed matter; however exceptional candidates in other research specialties will be considered. An interest in teaching undergraduate electronics courses is desirable. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.
DUTIES: The successful candidate will develop and teach courses at the undergraduate level (including those with a lab) such as introductory and upper division physics courses, and general education courses; develop an active, externally funded research program in physics involving undergraduate students; and participate in activities serving the department, college, university and community.
Applications must include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of research and teaching interests and statement of teaching philosophy that address the above minimum and preferred qualifications.
- Reprints of representative publications
- Three letters of recommendation
- Faculty Application
A review of application will begin on January 13, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
California State University San Marcos, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.