Department of Physics, Loyola University Chicago

Position ID:Loyola University Chicago-Department of Physics-AP [#12736, 8500299]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Physics, Tenure Track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Chicago, Illinois 60660, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/10 (posted 2018/11/09, listed until 2019/03/31)
Position Description:    

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics, seeks qualified applicants for a newly authorized, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning in academic year 2019-2020. The Department of Physics is one of the largest undergraduate-only programs in the United States, with approximately 110 undergraduate majors, and it provides physics courses to a large cohort of non-majors each semester. The department is located on LUC’s Lake Shore Campus on Chicago’s North Side. For more information about the department, visit our website at http://www.luc.edu/physics.

The successful candidate is expected to teach courses throughout the undergraduate physics curriculum for both physics majors and non-majors, conduct an ongoing research program in physics, and perform services for the department, college, and university as required.

The successful candidate for this position will have a doctoral degree in physics or a closely related field. This position requires a passionate commitment to excellence in teaching and dedication to developing a strong research program that will engage undergraduate students. Teaching experience is required. The candidate is also expected to be competitive for external funding.

Applicants should submit, by December 10, 2018 a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a statement of involving undergraduate students in research, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They should provide the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to comment on their professional qualifications for this position. References will not be contacted immediately but may be consulted at subsequent points in the review process. Questions about the search may be directed to

Constantin Rasinariu, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Physics crasinariu@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 11, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.


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Contact: Constantin Rasinariu, Ph.D.
Email: email
Postal Mail:
1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Web Page: http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/9559

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