Faculty Position (exempt)
Basic FunctionThe College of Arts & Sciences and Department of Physics at California Lutheran University invite applications for a tenure track position as Chair of the Department of Physics to begin Fall 2014. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field. Rank is open, but candidates must have chair or equivalent faculty leadership as well as undergraduate teaching experience. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching, mentoring, and conducting research with undergraduates in a liberal arts university. Candidates should be able to teach a range of lecture and lab courses, such as math methods, electrodynamics, relativity, and quantum mechanics as well as introductory courses. The successful candidate will have a desire to direct a small but growing program and foster connections with other science disciplines.
EnvironmentCLU is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. California Lutheran University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply.
Search Committe ChairPlease submit application materials electronically to Dr. Ken Long, Science Division Coordinator c/o Randy Toland: firstname.lastname@example.org The application should include a letter of application; CV; statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013 and will continue until finalists are identified.
California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.