Job position at Juniata College, Pennsylvania. Deadline is on

Assistant Professor

Physics, Engineering Physics

Job summary
The Physics Department invites applications for a fixed-term assistant professor, with the possibility of conversion to tenure track. The Department offers bachelor’s degrees in Physics, and Engineering Physics, and graduates an average of ten students per year, the majority in Engineering Physics.

Juniata College is seeking candidates vitally interested in teaching undergraduate courses for both majors and non-majors, including upper division lecture and laboratory courses in engineering and physics. Appointment is open to strong candidates who can support and build upon the curriculum in the area of engineering physics and enhance our 3+2 Dual Degree program. Our primary selection criterion will be the promise of outstanding teaching with the expectation that excellent teaching presumes an active scholarly agenda. Candidates of any research focus will have the opportunity to support student growth through involvement in research projects; start-up funds for research will be available and pursuit of external funding for research is encouraged.


  • Ph.D. in Engineering, Applied Physics, or related area
  • Strong interest in undergraduate instruction
  • Commitment to supporting and enhancing an Engineering Physics program embedded within a Physics Department at a liberal arts college
  • 1-3 years teaching experience

Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a description of your teaching, including interests and experience, and how you could support and strengthen our Engineering Physics program, and 4) graduate school transcripts through the online portal. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to [email protected].

Applicants are invited to create a cast of their research to attach to their application. 

Tip: To strengthen your application consider posting a video-summary of your most exciting research.