The Department of Physics at Villanova University is seeking applications for a tenure track position with the rank of Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2017. The teaching load is 5 courses per academic year. Further information about the department can be found at the Villanova Physics Website , and questions may be directed to email@example.com
We seek applicants committed to the teacher-scholar model, as Villanova is a Liberal Arts & Sciences University with a focus on undergraduate education. The successful candidate should demonstrate high potential for teaching, as well as for initiating and maintaining a productive research program, including the active participation of undergraduate students and the ability to attract external funding. Preference will be given to areas that enhance and complement existing research in the department in astrophysics, biological physics, nanoscale condensed matter, and solid state physics.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to publication, our new colleague will teach undergraduate courses in Physics, in a way that fosters connections across the discipline and the Villanova community. PhD and post-doctoral experience in Physics or a closely allied field is preferred.
Villanova University, a co-educational Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Order of Saint Augustine in 1842 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. A premier institution of higher education, Villanova provides a comprehensive education rooted in the liberal arts; a shared commitment to the Augustinian ideals of truth, unity and love; and a community dedicated to service to others.
A wide varie...ty of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered through the University’s four colleges: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering and the College of Nursing, as well as the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. With a total enrollment that surpasses 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students, Villanova is the oldest and largest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.