College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Physics

Academic Job Ad

Assistant Professor of Physics – Experimental Physics

The Department of Physics at Saint Joseph's University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in experimental physics to begin in Fall 2012. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field and preferably have post-doctoral experience. Saint Joseph's University is a liberal arts university scenically located on the outskirts of Philadelphia with an undergraduate enrollment of over 4500. The department has vigorously expanded its major, service, and general education programs, and seeks an enthusiastic, versatile individual with a desire to become an outstanding classroom professor along with showing promise in developing an individual research program on campus that will engage undergraduates in the research process of physics. Preferred research fields include, but not limited to, condensed matter, materials physics, modern optics, nanoscience, or nanotechnology with an eye toward problems in the chemical and biological areas. For further information about the Department, please visit the website at All applications must be submitted on-line at Follow the prompts to complete your application. Completed applications are to include a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan including budget, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent upon request.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, but candidates are strongly encouraged to submit applications by 1 November 2011. Saint Joseph's University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make positive contributions to that mission. Saint Joseph's University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.