Illinois Institute of Technology, Physical Sciences

Program ID:Illinois Institute of Technology-Physical Sciences-DIRECTOR [#19695]
Program Title: Director, Master of Health Physics Program
Location:Chicago, Illinois 60616, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup filled (posted 2021/09/21)

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Illinois Institute of Technology, a private Ph.D.-granting research university located in Chicago, IL seeks an individual for a full-time, 9-month position as a Director of the Master of Health Physics (“MPH”) program in the Department of Physics ( The appointment for this position is at the Senior Lecturer level in the Department of Physics. Appointments at this level may be for one to five years in length and are renewable. The expected start date is January 1, 2022. We seek candidates to manage our professionally-oriented, Master of Health Physics (MHP) program ( Duties shall include maintaining and updating the academic curriculum, teaching several courses in the program, identifying experts to teach specialized courses, as well as recruiting and advising students for this predominantly online, year-round program. The position also calls for close consultation with the Health Physics Advisory Board and maintaining outreach to the professional Health Physics community. The successful applicant is expected to be a dynamic and engaging lecturer, demonstrate extensive knowledge of the radiation protection field, and demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching as well as to diversity equity and inclusion through teaching and/or service endeavors. The Director of the MHP program typically teaches two courses per semester in the fall and spring terms, has opportunities for summer teaching in the MHP program, and serves on Department and/or University committees. Illinois Institute of Technology is a private Ph.D.-granting research university with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1890, Illinois Tech was born different. It was built on the promise set forth in minister Frank Wakely Gunsaulus’ “Million Dollar Sermon” to provide access to higher education for students from all different backgrounds and to make a difference in the world through technology-oriented education. This guiding mission and purpose – where students, including those underrepresented in technology, could prepare for meaningful roles in a changing industrial society and achieve professional and economic advancement – remains just as relevant today. Thus, diversity and inclusion are part of the day-to-day experience at Illinois Tech and the centerpiece of its culture. As such, Illinois Tech is home to a diverse and global student population, is committed to providing opportunities to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position, especially those underrepresented in the field, including, but not limited to, women, African Americans, Latinx, Indigenous peoples and others. The Department of Physics is one of seven in the Lewis College of Science and Letters, and is home to 21 full-time faculty members and approximately 60 undergraduate and 80 graduate students. Undergraduate degrees are offered in physics, astrophysics, and applied physics, along with master’s degrees in physics, applied physics and health physics, and doctoral degrees in physics. The department has significant research programs in high energy particle physics, accelerator physics, condensed matter physics, and biophysics. Information on faculty, research, and degree programs in the department can be found at Qualifications • Ph.D. or M.S. in nuclear or radiation-related fields; • Certified Health Physicist (CHP); membership in the Health Physics Society and/or American Nuclear Society; • Significant experience in radiation protection-related fields; • Management experience. Instructions Please submit the following application materials by mail to: Dr. Carlo Segre, Search Committee Chair, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3101 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60616 or by e-mail to and provide names/contact information for three references who will be prepared to submit letters of recommendation upon request. The application must include: • Cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications; • Curriculum vitae; • Statement of teaching philosophy and interests. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by October 31, 2021 will receive priority consideration. If you have a question about the details of this search or position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Carlo Segre at The Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer; we are committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within our community. Illinois Tech seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration.

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Dr. Carlo Segre
Search Committee Chair
Illinois Institute of Technology
3101 S. Dearborn St.-PS 178
Chicago, IL 60616