SUNY Cortland Physics department seeks full-time tenure-track assistant professor to begin Fall 2019.
SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.
Qualifications include a required PhD in physics or a closely related field (ABD with designated date of completion will be considered); mastery of core physics subject matter demonstrated by such things as advanced degrees, licenses and certifications, honors, awards, and reputation in the subject matter field; highly developed understanding of teaching theory and practice with a strong passion for continued development of academic excellence in the classroom as demonstrated by a teaching philosophy and/or prior experience that addresses such areas as how to engage and excite students both in and out of the classroom, how to integrate one's research and creative activities into the curriculum, and how to help students draw connections between their classroom learning and the kinds of professional goals they are working to achieve; scholarly ability in physics or a closely related field as demonstrated by such things as the publication of scholarly materials, the production of professional works that have achieved recognition in the business, government, education, and/or non-profit sectors, or the development of a detailed research program or agenda; and effective written and oral communication skills.
Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in the areas of condensed matter, biophysics, or astrophysics with the potential for undergraduate and graduate student participation in research; experience teaching physics at the college level and/or experience running professional training activities in related areas; experience with and/or interest in working with a diverse student body and the ability to effectively engage faculty, staff, and students in a collegial and collaborative manner.
For more information and to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/2294 Candidates will be required to attach a letter of application; a curriculum vita; the names and contact information for at least three references; and a document that includes a two to three page statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of professional goals including an outline of the proposed program of research and professional work you would seek to conduct at SUNY Cortland.
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
About SUNY Cortland
The State University of New York, College at Cortland traces its beginnings to 1868 and offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, and the School of Professional Studies. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland's 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement and study abroad.
The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.