Assistant Professor of Physics - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The College of Wooster Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2015 to teach all levels of physics courses and labs, guide student research projects, and develop a publishable research program involving undergraduate students. Ph.D. in Physics or related field required. Tabletop experimentalist preferred. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education; the ability to meaningfully involve undergraduate students in research is essential. Participation in the College's interdisciplinary programs, including First-Year Seminar, is also expected.


The College of Wooster is an independent liberal arts institution with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Our department is an inclusive community with close faculty-student interactions and mentoring. Our physics club has won national awards for its elementary school outreach program. Each Wooster student completes a yearlong senior thesis project in our nationally recognized senior capstone program. Wooster ranks in the top 3 percent nationally as the baccalaureate origin of Ph.D.s when compared with other 4-year institutions.  For more information on the department and the College, please visit


Applicants should send a single pdf with letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research plan, and unofficial graduate transcripts to  Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same address.  Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.


The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.


Keyword Phrases

  • student research projects
  • physics
  • publishable research program
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter