Assistant Professor, Physics | University of the Sciences - Military Veterans

at HERC - New Jersey/Eastern PA/Delaware

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


University of the Sciences (USciences) invites applications for a full-time 10-month tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor, Physics in the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Statistics beginning August 15, 2021. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics or related discipline.

Deliver high-quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels that promotes effective student learning. The commitment to excellence in teaching courses in physics and the ability to involve students in research projects are essential.

Contribute to the enhancement and growth of the Physics Program, especially in the area of Biophysics, and be involved in scholarly activities that lead to improving the education of students.

Continue and strengthen the collaborative effort with other USciences programs such as Neuroscience and Data Science contributing in the teaching and research arena.

Establish and maintain an excellent, competitive, and successful research program that involves undergraduate students. This includes disseminating the results of research and scholarly activities through publication in scientific journals and books and presentations at international, national, and internal conferences, proactively identifying and applying for funding opportunities, exploring, and promoting interdisciplinary collaborations in the department and university as well as national and international collaborations.

Work effectively with colleagues, students, and administration to promote the goals of the Department, the College, and the University.

The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please upload your cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research summary. These documents must be submitted together as one document through the resume upload field. To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials before February 15, 2021.


USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Community:

USciences is a part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live. It’s a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and has bike lanes and numerous bike share locations. With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia. For more information about UCD, please visit their website at:  

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