Skip to Main Content

Assistant Professor - Physics

To view the position details and/or apply to a position, click on the View Details link below the Job Title.  If you have questions about the application process, please refer to the Applicant FAQ's.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. Documents which cannot be submitted through this site should be sent directly to vuphysics@villanova.edu. All applications are to include: * Application letter. * Current and complete curriculum vitae. * Statement of Teaching Philosophy * Unofficial Academic Transcripts * Contact information for at least three references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted. For finalists, an official graduate transcript will be required. Review of applications begins December 1, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Do you have questions about the application process? If so, please refer to the Applicant FAQ's.

Posting Details (Default Section)

Posting Number: 2017404F
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Physics
Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/9 Month
Department: 186-Physics
Position Summary:

The Department of Physics at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2018. We seek outstanding applicants in experimental condensed matter Physics and related interdisciplinary areas, who will enhance and expand the experimental research infrastructure in the department. Applicants must be strongly committed to the teacher-scholar model within a Liberal Arts & Sciences environment in a primarily undergraduate institution. The successful candidate must demonstrate high potential for initiating and maintaining an active and productive experimental research program at Villanova involving undergraduate students and the ability to attract external funding. Teaching will be 6 contact hours one semester and 9 the other; committee responsibilities consistent with rank.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to maintaining an active research agenda leading to publication, our new colleague will teach undergraduate courses in his/her area of expertise, as well as other departmental courses, in a way that fosters connections across the discipline and the Villanova community.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD is required as well as outstanding research potential and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD and post-doctoral experience in Physics or a closely allied field is preferred.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. Documents which cannot be submitted through this site should be sent directly to vuphysics@villanova.edu.

All applications are to include:

  • Application letter.
  • Current and complete curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts
  • Contact information for at least three references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.

For finalists, an official graduate transcript will be required.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 07/31/2017
Closing Date (12am ET): 11/01/2017
Salary Posting Information:

Competitive

Salary Band: N/A
Job Classification: Faculty

References Needed

References Needed

Minimum Number of References Needed 3
Maximum Number of References Needed 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first hear of this employment opportunity?
    • Monster.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • HERC Website
    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Advertisement in Local Newspaper
    • Advertisement in Academic or Professional Publication
    • Referred by a current or former employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
    • Browsing the Villanova website
    • Other
  2. * If your answer to the above question is "Other", please specify the source below. If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents needed to complete your application:

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  3. Writing Sample/Publications
  4. Transcripts
  5. Statement of Research Interests
  6. Statement of Contribution to Mission