Assistant Professor Physics

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Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Eastern Kentucky University
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Assistant Professor Physics


Eastern Kentucky University


The Department of Physics, Geosciences, and Astronomy at Eastern Kentucky University seeks a qualified colleague at the assistant professor level to contribute to our BS Physics program, which includes concentrations in engineering physics, general physics, and physics teaching. We are looking for an individual who will serve as a source of inspiration and mentorship for a diverse student body. . The successful candidate will teach an average of 12 hours per semester, include and engage undergraduate students in an active research program, and contribute to departmental service work. This is a tenure-track position beginning in August 2024. PhD in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Teaching duties may include a combination of core physics courses, physics and astronomy service and general education courses, pre-engineering courses, and upper-level electives. All introductory physics and astronomy courses at EKU are inquiry-based and taught in a studio-style classroom setting. We seek a colleague with academic training and practical experience that complements the department's expertise and resources; modest startup funds are available. Application materials will describe the candidate's commitment to teaching, research, and service. Review of applications will begin 11/1/23. Priority will be given to applications received on or before 11/15/23. More information about department equipment and resources can be viewed here:


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Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Oct 17
Application Deadline
2023 Nov 15