Teach both lower and upper division undergraduate physics courses. Develop a program which provides opportunities for undergraduate research Seek external funding All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
PhD in Physics or closely related field
Working Title Assistant Professor - Physics Posting Number 2017033FP Position Information Classification Title Assistant Professor Classification Code 8003 RCW Exemption Criteria 10 - Academic Personnel EWU Position Number F99986 CUPA Code 40.08 - Physics FLSA Exempt - Teaching Bargaining Unit UFE % Full Time 100 Salary / Wage Range CUPA Salary Information Anticipated Start Date 9/16/18 Term of Appointment 9 months per academic year, mid-September through mid-June Location Cheney County Spokane Project Description N/A Project Duration N/A Background Check Yes - Both Department Information Level 1 User with Access Sherry Mowatt Responsible HR User Responsible HR User Email address Posting Text Job Summary Eastern Washington University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Physics with a start date of September 2018. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience at the college level, with research experience in experimental physics, and with interest in involving undergraduate students in tabletop experimental projects. The department seeks candidates who show the potential of becoming excellent teachers, scholars, mentors and role models for undergraduates, and who are enthusiastic about teaching at the undergraduate level. Candidate must also demonstrate interest, ability, and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and diversity. Primary responsibilities: - The successful candidate will be able to: Teach both lower and upper division undergraduate physics courses. Develop a program which provides opportunities for undergraduate research Seek external funding All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning. Screening will begin in early November; applications will be accepted until further notice. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified. Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Eastern is a comprehensive public university and is Washington State’s fastest growing public education institution. We are a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest region. Over 12,000 students, 600 faculty and 800 staff make Eastern their destination of choice for learning opportunities and professional achievement in high-quality liberal arts and professional programs offered in Spokane, Bellevue, Everett, Kent, Seattle, Shoreline, Tacoma, and Vancouver, as well as on our beautiful campus in Cheney. SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS : Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 359-2381. About Eastern Washington University Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing. Diversity Statement Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Conditions of Employment Successful candidate will be required to pass a background check and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws. Optional: If you would like to receive a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, then contact the Office of Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org). Physical Demands None Pre-Placement Physical No Hearing Test No Medical Monitoring Post Hire No Protective Equipment N/A Required Qualifications PhD in Physics or closely related field Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs including universal accessibility of our students, faculty, staff and the public. Preferred Qualifications Preference will be given to candidates who offer one or more of the preferred qualifications defined below College level teaching experience Experimental physics research experience Interest in involving UG students in tabletop experimental projects Other Skills and Abilities Work Schedule Type Other Work Schedule Schedule will vary quarter to quarter to fulfill position’s responsibilities. Posting Date 10/09/2017 Open Until Further Notice No Closing Date Screening to Begin 11/06/2017 Special Instructions to Applicants To be considered for this opportunity, submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal located her: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. Additional information about the department can be found at www.ewu.edu/ CSTEM /Departments/Physics. Required application materials include all of the items listed below. Letter of Application Curriculum Vitae/Resume - Include a list of three references (names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses) who will be sending a letter of reference on your behalf on the last page of your CV Statement of teaching philosophy Statement of research interests University-level transcripts (unofficial copies) - scan these together, and attach as one document Three confidential letters of reference are also required. You will be prompted by the application system to enter your recommenders’ names and email addresses. Once you complete your application, the system will automatically send an email to your recommenders to request that they submit their letter of recommendation through the online system. Application Types Accepted Profile If you plan to advertise externally, indicate the advertising sources American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity, Asians in Higher Education, Blacks in Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, Colors Careers, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Diversity Media Package, HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, Higher Ed Jobs, Hispanics in Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Recruit Military, Women in Higher Education, Worksource Washington If 'Other' was selected as an advertising source, please list details here Index Number for Recruitment Advertising 100120 Job Duties % of Time 100 Responsibility / Duty Workload for this tenure track position is expected to consist of: 80% teaching, 36 credits annually 10% research 10% service Essential Function Indicator Yes
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