Assistant Professor of Physics - Worcester State University in Worcester Massachusetts

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Worcester State University

Worcester, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Worcester State University, Department of Physical and Earth Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Physics beginning in Fall 2014. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy and undergraduate teaching experience; postdoctoral research experience is preferred. We are particularly interested in applicants trained in astrophysics or astronomy, although applicants in all subfields will be considered. In addition to teaching physics, the successful candidate may teach integrated science courses for education majors and develop new freshman seminars. Applicants should demonstrate: potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students; engagement in research and scholarship; a commitment to public higher education; enthusiasm for developing the physics curriculum and interdisciplinary science programs; an interest in science education. The successful candidate will help shape a small, dynamic department dedicated to offering a quality liberal arts education and small class sizes in a public institutional setting. Our department offers bachelor’s degrees in Natural Science and Geography, and a minor in Physics.  Worcester State University is part of the Massachusetts state system.  The contractual teaching load is 12 contact hours per semester. The position includes full state benefits.

 Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013.


Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy and undergraduate teaching experience; postdoctoral research experience is preferred

About Worcester State University

Worcester State University is a public institution of higher learning set on 58 acres in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts. We are dedicated to preparing students for personal success, rewarding careers, and effective citizenship in the 21st century. We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the traditional liberal arts and sciences, teacher education, biomedical sciences, business, and the health professions. The Princeton Review has selected WSU as a “Best Northeastern University” for the 8th consecutive year.

Additional Information

Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

If interested, apply via Institution Website button (to the right of the description) which will take you to the posting on Worcester State's website. Detailed instructions are listed there.

Keyword Phrases

  • Physical and Earth Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Physics
  • Intellectual Growth
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Residential Environment
  • Physics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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