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California State University, Sacramento

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Physics to begin in August 2018. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required. A strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level is required. Applicants must have graduate coursework and research experience in experimental physics. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to develop a successful research program which involves undergraduate student research projects. Commitment and ability to work with a diverse student body is required. Prior teaching at the undergraduate level is desired. Evidence of the candidate’s ability to contribute to the development of upper-division laboratory experiments and upper-division general education courses are preferred. The ability to implement strategies that facilitate student access to and success in high demand introductory courses is also desired. Ours is a high-quality baccalaureate program located near downtown Sacramento, one of the most diverse and integrated cities in the country.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the applicant's approach to teaching, a research statement, unofficial transcripts of all college work (official copies will be required of candidates invited for an interview), and contact information for at least three references that can speak to the professional qualities of applicant.

Additional information and complete application instructions can be found at the Sacramento State jobs website located at: Only complete applications received through the online system will be considered. Questions about the process may be directed to William DeGraffenreid, Department Chair, at Review of applications to begin December 11, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. AA/EO Employer. Clery Act statistics available. Background Check (including criminal) required. Mandated reporter requirements.