Assistant Professor/Tenure Track



Job description

Marquette, Michigan

Job Action Number: 6001076

Salary: Competitive

Department: PHYSICS

Number of Openings: 1

Provide a brief statement of the position duties.
Teach courses and labs in Physics (lower and upper level), participate in outcome assessment, participate in department service activities, and perform other assignments as per departmental needs. Engage in reasonable scholarship, preferably with NMU students. This is a campus-based position.

Required Education:
Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree

Discipline/Degree Area:

Required Minimum Work Experience:
An earned doctorate in Physics by June 30, 2019.

Knowledge, skills, abilities or attributes required.

  • Teaching and instruction for groups of individuals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing with peers and students.
  • Ability to work effectively and productively with others.
  • Ability to produce appropriate physics-related scholarship.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level for both majors in physics (lower and upper level courses), and non-majors (algebra based intro courses).
  • Ability and desire to teach astronomy courses (lecture and lab).
  • Experience with academic learning outcomes assessment both at the course level and the program level.

Closing Date: 12-20-2018

Application Types Accepted: Faculty Profile

How to apply

Apply online with

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other Document
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Other Document
  • Other Document

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Other Documents required shall be:

  1. The names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for three (3) references.
  2. Plan of scholarship/research that would be conducted during NMU employment.
  3. Brief statement of how experiences and methods would enhance a physics program at a regional comprehensive program.

Contact for this posting:
David Donovan, Chair


Equal Opportunity:
Northern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in employment or the provisions of services. NMU provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all programs and activities. Persons having inquiries regarding discrimination/complaints may contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (906) 227-2420.