The Department of Physics in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our drive to engage students and maximize learning in our classrooms. As part of our College Teaching Innovation Initiative, we seek candidates for Assistant Professor-Educator who have experience using research based, active learning approaches, and are willing to evaluate new models of instruction and embrace online learning.

The primary responsibilities will be teaching the introductory physics lecture and laboratory courses. The successful candidate will have interest in participating in the Physics Education Research activities of the department, such as development of assessments, collection and analysis of data on student learning, and presentation of results within the department and at conferences. This is a non-tenure-track nine-month appointment with an initial contract for three years; reappointments based upon performance reviews.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Doctorate in Physics or a closely related field, or a Doctorate in Science Education with a Master’s degree in Physics or related field; prior teaching experience at the college or university level preferred.

Application Process: Applicants must apply online by visiting https://jobs.uc.edu (search requisition #30607). In addition to the online application, a current curriculum vitae/resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three potential references must be submitted (submit as additional documents). We will also require transcripts and letters of recommendation prior to interviews.

We will review applications as they are received and continue until the position is filled.



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.