Acadia University Physics – Position #21002 – Contractually-Limited-Term – 9.5 months – Assistant Professor Temporary in Wolfville, NS

Acadia University

Branch Wolfville NS CA

Physics – Position #21002 – Contractually-Limited-Term – 9.5 months – Assistant Professor
Wolfville, NS

Cluster computing facilities are also available within the. Experiential facilities available in the Acadia Centre for Microstructural Analysis include STM/AFM,…

Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada’s premier undergraduate institutions. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley – a small- town setting offering an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.

Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences

Department of Physics Assistant Professor

Position # 21002 – The Department of Physics seeks to fill a 9.5-month contractually limited position at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 1, 2015. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. by the date of appointment with a commitment to excellence in research and undergraduate teaching. We seek a candidate who has the flexibility to teach in a range of areas, both theoretical and experimental. Teaching in the Department of Physics takes place in a technology enriched environment, supported by a significant laboratory component. Physics degree options include honours, major, co-op and joint physics major – certificate of applied science programs. Current research interests in the Department are in the areas of solid-state and subatomic physics. Experiential facilities available in the Acadia Centre for Microstructural Analysis include STM/AFM, FTIR, SEM, TEM, NMR, ICP-MS, XRD, optical and laser scanning confocal microscopes. Cluster computing facilities are also available within the Acadia Centre for Mathematical Modelling and computation. Applications must include a letter of application describing teaching and research experience, any evidence of teaching effectiveness, and an up-to-date curriculum vitae including the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three people who will provide letters of reference. Potential candidates shall send the application package as well as three letters of reference to:

Chair of the Selection Committee Department of Physics

Acadia University Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

Closing Date: June 22, 2015 The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We therefore invite applications from Aboriginal peoples, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women, as well as persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence. Candidates who are a member of one of the aforementioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, should complete the Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.

While budgetary approval has been granted for this position, Acadia University reserves the right not to fill this position, or to fill this position at a level different from the advertised level or term.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Wolfville, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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