Contact Us:

Dr. Allan Greer
Professor and Chair

Office: Herak 314
Phone:(509) 313-6757
Fax:(509) 313-5718

Gonzaga University
Physics Department
AD Box 51
502 E. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99258-0051

Posting: Assistant Professor, Physics (Faculty)

The Department of Physics at Gonzaga University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in fall of 2018. The successful candidate will show a clear promise for developing and teaching innovative undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses across the curriculum in a liberal arts environment. The successful candidate will also be expected to carry out a research program, involving undergraduates in this work when possible. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Physics, or closely related field. ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will have degree in hand by August 1, 2018.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, interest in student advising, and an ongoing scholarly agenda.
  • At least one year of teaching experience, which may include teaching assistant work.

To apply, please visit our website at Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit a (1) cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) a two-page statement of research interests. As part of the online application process, candidates will be asked to provide contact information (name and email address) for three references who will be contacted to provide electronic letters of recommendation. To learn more about the Department of Physics at Gonzaga University, please visit the department website at Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Allan Greer, Chair, Department of Physics, Position closes on December 8, 2017, midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call Human Resources at 509.313.5996.

  • For a projected salary and benefits breakdown, click here.
  • To see the projected 2017 - 2018 teaching schedule for the position, click here.
  • For information and details on our introductory labs, click here.