Chair, Department of Physics - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States


Detailed Job Description

Chair, Department of Physics
University of San Diego

The Department of Physics at the UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO (,an independent Catholic university, invites applications from established exceptional candidates for the position of Chair of the Department of Physics, a tenured position as Full or Associate Professor of Physics, to begin in Fall 2013. Applicants are expected to have a doctorate in Physics, administrative experience mentoring both faculty and students, and above all, a passion for undergraduate education. The position is not restricted by research subfield. The Department, housed in a modern 150,000 sq. ft. interdisciplinary science facility, strives to maintain a personalized, student-centered approach to teaching and a collaborative approach to productive undergraduate research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate lower division lecture and laboratory courses as well as upper division courses including specialized courses in the field of expertise, to participate in the development of the physics program and the biophysics program (new as of Fall 2011), and to establish a vigorous externally funded undergraduate research program. The department is strongly committed to diversity and especially encourages applications from ethnic minorities and members of other underrepresented groups. To submit your application materials (vita, teaching evaluations, statements on teaching, leadership, and research), please go to: (Job Name: IRC9366). Further, three letters of recommendation should be e-mailed to the Department Chair,, subject: ChairSearchPhysics. Application materials will be reviewed starting Jan. 1 and continuing until the position is filled. USD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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