Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Assistant Professor of Physics
The Department of Engineering and Physics at Providence College
invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor
position commencing in August 2022.
The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in physics from an
accredited institution and demonstrate the promise of excellence in
undergraduate teaching at all levels within a physics-based
Education and Experience Required
Open Until Filled
Full consideration of application if received by:
Instructions to candidates
The application deadline for this position is October 8, 2021.
Applicants must apply online where they will submit a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), a two- to three-page
research proposal that includes plans for student involvement, a
statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses
of three references who will provide letters of recommendation on
Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts
institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars
and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission.
Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture
and campus community that attracts and supports the development of
a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we
live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the
applications of women and persons of color.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Statement / Philosophy
- Optional Document