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Assistant Professor of Physics

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, Religion, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Physics Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Engineering and Physics at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position commencing in August 2022.

The college has recently completed the initial stage of a multi-million-dollar Science Complex renovation that provides flexible state-of-the-art teaching facilities designed to support an array of pedagogies that enhance student engagement and interaction in the classroom and that emphasize inclusive excellence.

Providence College is committed to creating a rich learning, living, and working environment that affirms the essential dignity of every person and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. The department is currently participating in the year-long AIP TEAM -UP initiative and is in the process of implementing several strategies to increase the sense of belonging for all members of our physics community. Essential Duties
We seek an individual who will establish a vibrant, ongoing research program involving undergraduate researchers and who will be active in service to the department, college, and physics community. Education and Experience Required
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 curriculum.

As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we welcome applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a broad range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F127P Open Date 12/23/2021 Close Date 02/01/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
Complete application information for this position is available on the College web site at: https://careers.providence.edu

The application deadline for this position is February 1, 2022. 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 their behalf. Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a selective, 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 believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program, and 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. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Research
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document


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