Assistant Professor, Physics Hamilton Campus - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Miami University, Hamilton Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physics beginning August 2016.   Miami-Hamilton is an open enrollment regional campus of a highly regarded public university.  Associate and bachelor degrees in select areas are offered, as well as the first two years of most majors offered on the main campus.  


Teaching duties for this position include introductory algebra-based physics, introductory calculus-based physics and their associated laboratories as well as a variety of physics courses for non-science majors. Areas of scholarship that enable collaboration with Miami Physics faculty or other Miami science faculty are preferred.  Examples include, but are not limited to, biological, condensed matter, materials, solid state, or computational physics, quantum optics, and physics education.  Additional duties include providing general advising to undergraduates and performing service to the department and the university. This colleague will play a vital role in the development of a new regional campus interdisciplinary mathematics and physical science department.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field by date of appointment and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate physics teaching and student involvement in research.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will have experience in teaching in a studio physics format or using other active learning strategies and an interest in teaching-laboratory experiment development, and development of online and/or hybrid courses.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please ensure you provide the email contact information for three professional references as requested in the application. Once the committee narrows the pool of candidates to a short list, letters of reference will be requested from the individuals listed as references.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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