Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics

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Position Information

Job Title Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Job Description

The Department of Physics of the University of Hartford is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2018.


Normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Class sizes are relatively small. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to scholarly activity. Candidates should show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching. There will also be opportunities to teach in our innovative, University Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) curriculum. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in departmental and school committees, advise students, and contribute to student recruitment and retention.

Required Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in teaching physics of the human body and who can engage undergraduates in research, although candidates in all areas of physics will be considered. An earned doctorate in physics or a related area is required; ABDs will be considered providing they document a degree completion date.

Preferred Qualifications
Diversity Statement

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect and inspire the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

University Information

The University of Hartford offers personal attention associated with a small college, enhanced by expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring knowledge, skills and values necessary to thrive in and contribute to a pluralistic, complex world.

College Information

The College of Arts and Sciences is the University’s largest college with 23 undergraduate majors, 24 minors, 7 graduate programs and many interdisciplinary offerings. The College includes a faculty of 115 teachers and scholars, 24 staff, and a student body of 1,300 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.

The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is within driving distance from metropolitan Boston and New York.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Philosphy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Transcripts