Assistant Professor in Physics


Code: 15964 Posted: 10/09/2019

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Physics.

The Department of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Physics beginning Fall of 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in physics, preferably computational statistical physics. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate physics courses at all levels as well as introductory engineering courses, such as statics, dynamics, electrical circuits and computer-aided design. The successful candidate will also provide service to the department, college and university, and establish an active research program. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.


Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching- applicant will teach a full instructional load, which is currently 24 hours per academic year, with courses selected from introductory through advanced courses for the physics major and introductory engineering courses based on the instructional needs of the department.
  • Scholarly Research- applicant is expected to establish and maintain an active research program ideally involving undergraduate students.
  • Advising students majoring or minoring in physics.
  • Participating in departmental, campus, community, and professional service. 

Standards of Performance

  • Timeliness of meeting goals.
  • Willingness to make suggestions and soundness of those suggestions.
  • Soundness of judgment and operational decisions.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while being responsive to University personnel.
  • Timely and effective communication of problems and opportunities. This includes the responsibility for identifying and communicating information of importance as soon as possible.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Willingness to assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate physics courses at all levels.
  • Project management skills.
  • Is not responsible for Money, University Funds of Accounts which hold financial information.
  • Ergonomic Requirements: Working at computer stations for extended periods of time.
Qualifications

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications

Required

  • Ph.D. in physics.
  • Ability to teach undergraduate physics courses at all levels as well as introductory engineering courses, such as statics, dynamics, electrical circuits and computer-aided design. 
  • Excellence in Teaching (including serving as a Teaching Assistant), demonstrated by teaching evaluations, receipt of teaching awards, etc.
  • Excellence in Research, demonstrated by publications and conference contributions.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications are encouraged to be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "15964"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Assistant Professor in Physics"
  • Click "Apply"
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
  • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process

STEP 3: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  • Names and Contact information for three professional references
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will be acceptable at the application stage)
  • Statement of Teaching/Research Philosophy
  • Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  • Examples of Scholarly Work

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Monday November 11th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Miles Holvick
(262)595-2316
holvick@uwp.edu

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