Assistant Professor

Illinois State University Normal, Illinois , United States

Published Mon, 08/12/2019 - 10:34 AM Expiration Thu, 10/31/2019 - 12:00 AM or until the posting is filled

The Department of Physics at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, starting August 16, 2020.  A PhD in Physics or a closely related field is required.  The successful applicant will show excellent potential for research that can involve undergraduates, possess superior teaching skills, and have a strong background in computational physics.  Preference will be given to research areas that complement existing department strengths and research programs that include a large computational component.  Post-doctoral experience and the potential for attracting external funding are preferred.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Illinois State University is committed to developing a diverse pool of applicants and recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply.

To assure full consideration, please complete an online faculty employment application by October 14, 2019, at, posting number 0712347. Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Along with your application, please submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research interests, a curriculum vita, and the names and affiliations of three references. Applicants are encouraged to visit our website at for further information.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law, you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

Illinois State is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university encouraging diversity.