New York University Arts and Science

Position ID:NYUAS-PHYSICSCAP [#20214, ST-00121937]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:New York, New York 10003, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Physics Education
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/10/22, listed until 2022/04/22)
Position Description:    

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Clinical Assistant Professor 
Department of Physics 
New York University  Arts and Science 

The Department of Physics in Arts and Science at New York University seeks applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track (i.e., “Clinical”) teaching position in its undergraduate program, pending final budgetary and administrative approval.  This position will start in Fall 2022. 

Additional information about the position can be obtained from the search committee chair Professor Neal Weiner at Please cc on all correspondence related to this search.

We seek candidates with demonstrated experience in undergraduate physics education and mentorship. The candidate will be expected to teach classes of various sizes, and thus experience with large course management is important. 

The candidate will be expected to help mentor undergraduates with different interest and career trajectories, so candidates with breadth of interest within physics will be viewed favorably. The candidate may pursue research into topics of physics or physics education and candidates with strong research portfolios in either of these areas will be preferred. Candidates with a Ph.D. in any area of Physics or Physics Education are welcome to apply.

Application Instructions 
Applicants should arrange for a minimum of three professional letters of recommendation to be sent. 

Application materials submitted must include evidence of teaching excellence in physics, course evaluations, a letter of interest (including career goals, educational philosophy, experience mentoring student research, and/or professional practice areas), curriculum vitae, and research, scholarship, or professional work samples that demonstrate subject matter expertise and qualifications for the position as described. 

Applicants must also include in their cover letter a diversity statement that describes the ways in which your (1) scholarship, (2) teaching and mentoring, and/or (3) service and engagement demonstrate your efforts towards diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Review of applications will begin January 1st, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online at

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. Because broad diversity is essential for creating an inclusive climate, we are committed to the fair treatment of and equal access to opportunity and advancement for all, and will assess the many qualifications of all applicants. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here:
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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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