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Assistant Professor of Physics (Tenure Track)

Eckerd College | Posted 19-11-2021

Saint Petersburg (Education and Training)

Assistant Professor of Physics

Eckerd College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning September 2022. We seek a broadly trained scientist-educator who is strongly committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and training them in a program of research and publication. A PhD in physics or related field is required. Preference will be given to an experimentalist.

The candidate will teach seven course equivalents per academic year (3-1-3), including the introductory physics sequence and at least one upper-division laboratory course. Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education is required, including a regular rotation in the two semester, first-year general education program.

Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available), statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plans, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three references so that letters of recommendation can be required, via The deadline for receipt of all materials is December 1, 2021. If you have questions about the position contact Professor Anne J Cox at

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

Employment will require a successful background check.

Eckerd College requires all employees to have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. To request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccine requirement, please contact Eckerd Human Resources at 727-864-8332 or