Overview

The Physics Department at Fairfield University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2020. Applicants with experimental condensed matter or interdisciplinary biological / medical physics research interests are highly preferred, but candidates from other areas of physics are welcome to apply.  The teaching load is three undergraduate courses each semester.

Requirements:

Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Physics or closely allied field. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and the potential for developing an active research program in their area of specialization that involves undergraduates.  Additionally, a commitment to pedagogical innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom is required. Previous teaching and postdoctoral experience are preferred.

Additional Information:

The department consists of six full-time faculty representing a range of specialties and is housed in a spacious, well-equipped facility in the Bannow Science Center. Our department offers B.S. degrees in Physics.  There is a vibrant culture of undergraduate student-faculty research, a highly successful pre-health professions program, and growing institutional emphasis on the health sciences and STEM.  The salary and benefits for the position are competitive.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications begins immediately, for full consideration all materials must be submitted by October 28, 2019.

For full consideration, please click “Apply Now” and upload the following materials:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a letter of application
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • statement of research plan
  • examples of syllabi and teaching evaluations if applicable
  • unofficial graduate transcript

Please ask three references to send letters of recommendation to the following email address: TTPhysicssearch@fairfield.edu.

Note:  If you have more than 5 documents to upload to your application, you may send additional materials to the above e-mail address — or  — simply combine them into 5 or less documents.

Category:

Academic – Faculty Tenure/Tenure TrackAll offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the “My Experience” section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying. Faculty Positions: If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description. Staff positions: If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to hr@fairfield.edu