Assistant Professor, Physics
The Department of Physics in the College of Science & Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 2024. The Department of Physics offers the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts degrees, with no graduate programs. Candidates from all areas of physics will be considered; however, preference will be given to applicants with interdisciplinary research interests and publications, especially in areas interfacing with the biological sciences.
Responsibilities include teaching a broad range of undergraduate courses, maintaining an active scholarly agenda, and service to the department, school, and university.
A Ph.D. in physics or a related field is required and both previous
teaching experience and postdoctoral research experience are strongly
preferred. The ability and interest to teach a wide range of undergraduate
physics courses is essential and the capability of teaching interdisciplinary
courses in other departments is preferred. Applicants must have a commitment to
excellence in teaching and a willingness to mentor undergraduate students in
their research. Opportunities for collaborative research exist both on campus
and at the nearby University of Washington.
in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a
beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our
diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled
in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal
support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University
is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff
that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and
treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability,
gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications
from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of
our educational community.
Submit applications to https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/ To ensure full consideration, include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research plan to involve undergraduates as collaborators, and names and contact information for three references (letters may be solicited upon receipt of application). Questions about the search process should be directed to Andy Kim (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the Search Committee. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023.
Compensation at a Glance:
Salary Range: $80,000 - $88,000
Seattle University has provided a compensation range that represents its good
faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of
posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based
on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental
budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available
market information, and not based on a candidate’s gender or any other
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your
paycheck. Seattle University provides generous leave, health plans, and
retirement contributions that add to your total compensation package.
Benefits at a Glance
Consistent with its fundamental Jesuit values, Seattle University offers a wide
range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three
different medical plans, a dental, and vision insurance programs. Protect your
income with life, short & long-term disability coverage. Plan for your
future with up to a 10% employer contribution for retirement benefits,
comprised of a 5% nonelective employer contribution and an additional
dollar-for-dollar match of your voluntary contributions up to a maximum of 5%.
You may also take advantage of 100% paid tuition benefits for the employee and
dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with free
access to an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events.
Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Holiday break closure in
December, and paid sick leave. For more information explore the Benefits
website at: https://www.seattleu.edu/hr/benefits/