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.
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
- 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.
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must 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: 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.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.