Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physics in the Department of Chemistry and Physics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate students and students enrolled in the Masters of Integrated Science and Technology program, teach undergraduate-level courses and possibly graduate-level courses, and perform activities of service to the Department, University, and community. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to working in a community where diversity, inclusion, and equity are valued and celebrated.

Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline
Credentials that warrant appointment at the academic rank of Assistant Professor

Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience, as well as a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research.


  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Plans
  • Statement of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Informal inquiries can be made to the committee chair, Dr. David Norwood, Department of Chemistry and Physics at dnorwood@southeastern.edu.

Southeastern Louisiana University is located in Hammond, LA, less than 50 miles from the metropolitan centers of Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Southeastern has an undergraduate enrollment of more than 14,000. The Department of Chemistry and Physics has 26 full-time faculty and approximately 150 majors.