Asst./Assoc. Professor of Physics



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Job description

Cedarville University equips Christian undergraduate, graduate, and online students for godly service and vocational distinction. We offer more than 150 programs of study, all from a distinctly biblical worldview.

Our Department of Science and Mathematics seeks applicants for a tenure track-eligible Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics.

Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and the ability to integrate faith and learning. The Department of Science and Mathematics seeks to present the study of physical laws that govern the universe in light of creation and its Creator. Our students benefit from advanced laboratories and equipment in our Engineering and Science Center–one of the best-equipped and largest facilities of its kind among independent colleges.

The responsibilities of the faculty member may include teaching trig- and calculus-based physics courses (as well as their associated laboratories), electives in his/her field of physics, and general education courses in physical science. The individual will also serve as an advisor to Physics majors. The candidate should have laboratory experience and be able to instruct students in laboratory procedure, experimental design, and research methods. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in solid state physics

This position is subject to the University’s verification of credentials along with other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is pending budget approval. This position is located in Cedarville, Ohio.

Position Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Physics (ABD considered)
  • Documented successful teaching experience highly desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Committed to biblical integration of faith and science in and out of the classroom
  • Qualified applicant must be a born-again Christian
  • Qualified applicant must agree with and be willing to abide by Cedarville University’s Doctrinal StatementCommunity Covenant, and general Workplace Standards.

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How to apply

For consideration, an employment application must be completed on our online application website, including completion of a doctrinal questionnaire, submission of unofficial transcript copies, and a CV. All official inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Cochran, SHRM-CP, Director of Academic Human Resource Services. Position-specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Mark McClain, Chair, Department of Science and Mathematics.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University attracts 3,400 undergraduate, graduate, and online students to more than 100 areas of study. Cedarville is a Christ-centered learning community recognized nationally for rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings.