The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Millikin University invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physics beginning August 2023. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in physics or a related field; ABD considered. 

Responsibilities for the 2023-2024 academic year and beyond include teaching a two-semester sequence of lecture and concurrent laboratory sections of introductory physics (algebra-based or calculus-based), a two-semester sequence on experimental physics, with emphasis on building electronic circuits and using LabVIEW, Origin, Python, etc., and at least one semester of advanced undergraduate Electricity and Magnetism, at the level of Griffiths.  Candidates with experience in experimental physics who demonstrate a history of excellent research, particularly with undergraduates, will receive the most serious consideration.  Dedicated lab space with a variety of equipment, including an Atomic-Force Microscope, will be provided.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three confidential letters of reference, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts to Professor Casey R. Watson, Chair of the Physical and Astronomy Department by going to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package, including eligibility for tuition waiver to all employees and their family members.


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