Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Experimental Physics

Applications are invited for Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Physics to begin in Fall 2015. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required. A strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level is required. Applicants must have graduate coursework and research experience in experimental physics and must demonstrate the ability to mentor undergraduate student research projects. Prior teaching at the undergraduate level is desired. Evidence of independent research experience, the use of modern scientific instrumentation, and experience working with diverse groups are desired. The ability to implement strategies that facilitate student access to and success in high demand introductory courses is also desired. Ours is a high-quality baccalaureate program located on a diverse, urban campus.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the applicant's approach to teaching, a research statement that includes plans for incorporating student research projects, unofficial transcripts of all college work (official copies required if invited for an interview), and contact information for at least three references that can speak to the professional qualities of applicant.

Additional information and complete application instructions can be found at the Sacramento State jobs website located at: www.csus.edu/about/employment. Only applications received through the online system will be considered. Questions about the process may be directed to William DeGraffenreid, Department Chair, at PSearch1@csus.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Consideration of candidates will begin December 15, 2014. AA/EO Employer. Clery Act statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements.