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Non-Classified Opening

Assistant Professor, Physics (8284)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: November 14, 2017 - January 2, 2018
Announcement # NONCLS055011
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req572
9 Month Full-Time
Faculty Tenure Track
Division of Health Sciences
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
Teach undergraduate and graduate level physics, supervise graduate students, conduct research, provide service to Idaho State University (ISU) and the physics profession, and support the ISU program of physics.

Key Responsibilities
Teach one to three undergraduate or graduate classes each semester, supervise research for two or more graduate students, advise students, establish and maintain externally funded research, provide service to the physics program, the College of Science and Engineering, ISU, and the physics profession.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Physics.

Preferred Qualifications
Teaching experience, post-doctoral experience, research experience in applied nuclear physics that compliments current ISU physics research.

To be considered, applications must be submitted online at

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Curriculum Vitae; Cover Letter which includes both a statement of teaching philosophy as well as a statement of research activity and interests; and a least three (3) letters of recommendation that include the contact information for each letter writer.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 2, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.


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