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Assistant Professor of Physics



The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Computational Physics. The Department has nine faculty members, and offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Computational Physics and Health Physics and a collateral in Astronomy. In Spring 2014, an Industrial Engineering major will be added. More information is available at the department website: 


Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physics and teaching experience   


Start Date: August 2013


Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach 9-12 hours of computational physics or physical science lectures and labs each semester and will conduct physics research and involve undergraduates in research projects.


Location: Florence, SC, is a growing city with a vibrant arts culture.  FMU is within easy driving distance of beach resorts and areas of historical interest, including Charleston and Savannah.


Professional Development: Francis Marion provides generous support for conference travel when presenting.  Summer research stipends are available on a competitive basis. 


Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Application Process: Provide a letter of application (referencing position number 13-42), completed FMU faculty application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate). 


Send all material to: Dr. David M. Peterson, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547.     


Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Last Published: May 22, 2013 2:20 PM
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