The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 14th, 2017. An experimental physicist is strongly preferred. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is housed in a new science building with state of the art teaching and research facilities. A Ph.D. in physics is required by the start date. Degree must be from a regionally accredited institution or the equivalent. The successful candidate will show promise of quality teaching at all undergraduate levels, and be capable of teaching courses in general education physics, pre-engineering, and upper-level physics for majors. The successful candidate is also expected to conduct research with undergraduates and utilize the laboratory spaces in the Department. Candidates should be willing to teach in an integrated lecture/laboratory setting. Review of applications will begin on April 10th, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, applicants must apply through EKU's employment site at jobs.eku.edu (search requisition #0620519).
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky, an area consistently rated among the best places to relocate and raise a family, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. For additional information on Eastern Kentucky University, please visit http://www.eku.edu/about.
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.
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