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Assistant Professor of Physics (Biophysics)

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Please submit a CV, list of publications, description of research interests, and statement of teaching philosophy, online at https://jobs.lmu.edu. The applicant will also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to physics@lmu.edu (subject line: “Tenure Track search”). For full consideration, completed applications should be received by December 1st 2017.

Position Information

Position Information

Requisition Number: 0171043
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Physics
College: Seaver College of Science & Engineering
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Physics (Biophysics)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Work Status: Full-time Regular
Faculty Announcement:

The Department of Physics at Loyola Marymount University seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor of Physics in the field of Biophysics (experimental, theoretical, or computational), starting Fall 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics at the time of employment.
The successful candidate will help spearhead the department’s initiative to expand its curriculum by developing an undergraduate Biophysics program, as well as enhance interdisciplinary connections within the College of Science and Engineering. In addition, he/she will be expected to develop a research program in Biophysics that can involve undergraduate student participation. The successful candidate will also teach undergraduate physics courses at all levels, as well as contribute to the University Core through first year seminars or courses for non-majors. LMU faculty are expected to contribute to service at the Department, College, and University levels.

Please submit a CV, list of publications, description of research interests, and statement of teaching philosophy, online at https://jobs.lmu.edu. The applicant will also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to physics@lmu.edu (subject line: “Tenure Track search”). For full consideration, completed applications should be received by December 1st 2017.

Loyola Marymount University is a private co-educational institution in Los Angeles, CA, with an enrolment of approximately 6,200 undergraduate students and 2100 graduate students. The Department of Physics houses seven full-time faculty, whose research interests include space physics, gravitation and cosmology, medical imaging, and physics education research. LMU seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit http://www.lmu.edu for more information.)

Required Education:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics at the time of employment.

Special Instructions:

Please submit a CV, list of publications, description of research interests, and statement of teaching philosophy, online at https://jobs.lmu.edu. The applicant will also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to physics@lmu.edu (subject line: “Tenure Track search”). For full consideration, completed applications should be received by December 1st 2017.

Posting Date: 08/03/2017
Application Deadline Date: 12/01/2017

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Selected Publications
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Description of Research Projects
Optional Documents