Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Physics

The University of Evansville’s Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 1, 2018.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach the full range of undergraduate physics courses. We have a tradition of requiring research projects from our majors that dates back to the 1980s, and we will expect the candidate to develop and maintain a research program that can continue to involve our students. We are particularly interested in experimental condensed matter, but other areas will be considered. Ph.D. in physics required; post-doctoral experience preferred. The Physics Department offers the B.A. and B.S. degrees, and has four tenured/tenure-track positions, plus a full-time lab director. We currently have 14 undergraduate students majoring in physics. Over 90% of our graduates pursue graduate degrees, mostly in physics. For more information about the program, visit https://www.evansville.edu/majors/physics/.

The University of Evansville is an independent, comprehensive, selective admissions institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. UE is recognized for excellence in its core liberal arts and sciences curriculum and in its professional programs. Undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,500. Harlaxton College, the University's campus in Lincolnshire, England, has been recognized as the nation's best study abroad program. The University of Evansville is recognized as a top ten school among institutions of its type in the Midwest in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges”. The University of Evansville is an EEO/AA employer, strongly committed to educational excellence through diversity.

Evansville is Indiana’s third largest city and is located on the banks of the Ohio River.  The city proper has a population of 120,000 in a metropolitan area with over 300,000 residents in a region with a moderate, four-season climate.

To apply, please send a single pdf file containing: cover letter, vita, unofficial transcripts, a statement of your teaching philosophy and experience, and a research plan involving undergraduates, to physicssearch@evansville.edu . Only electronic submissions will be considered. Have three references submit letters of recommendation to Dr. John Stamm, chair of the search committee, either at the above email, or at Physics Department, University of Evansville, Evansville IN 47722. Finally, please complete the online application form at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm.  For full consideration, please have all materials submitted by November 29, though review will continue until the position is filled. 


The University of Evansville operates under a nondiscriminatory policy with regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, creed or religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and all federally protected groups/classes. Minorities and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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