Centenary College of Louisiana, Human Resources

Position ID:Centenary College of Louisiana-Human Resources-ASSITANDPROFESSORPHYSICS [#25403]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Shreveport, Louisiana 71104, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Applied Physics, Physics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/08/21, listed until 2024/10/01)
Position Description:    

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Physics beginning in August 2024. We are considering applications from a broad range of areas. Applicants must have a terminal degree in physics or a related field, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to engage and include culturally diverse audiences in higher education.

Successful candidates will be able to teach introductory, general education, and upper-level undergraduate physics courses. Centenary encourages faculty to connect course offerings and scholarship. Centenary College has an active 3/2 pre-engineering program, and the successful candidate will participate in recruiting students for a newly reestablished physics major. Opportunities for collaborative research exist both on campus and at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Centenary has a high success rate in securing funds for teaching and research.

Centenary offers excellent benefits to faculty including comprehensive insurance options, retirement matching, tuition remission and exchange programs, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development. Start-up funds are available, along with professional development funds (e.g., for conference travel) and competitive internal research support.

Centenary College is committed to providing students with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and to the value of civic debate, the integrity of science, and the inherent usefulness of the liberal arts to help students lead lives of meaning. Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity.

Candidates who advance in the search will be asked to provide unofficial transcripts and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.

Official transcripts and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired. To apply, send application materials to hr@centenary.edu or: Department of Physics Centenary College of Louisiana 2911 Centenary Boulevard Shreveport, Louisiana 71104 Email: hr@centenary.edu

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2911 Centenary Blvd
Shreveport, LA 71104