Assistant/Associate Professor of Physic Tenure track, beginning August 2021


Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics


Division of Science and Mathematics


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics (completed by August 15, 2021), with a background in either theoretical/computational or experimental physics. Preference will be given to applicants with excellent teaching experience and a background in biophysics, condensed matter physics, econophysics, advanced optics, or modern physics. Physics is required by majors such as chemistry, biology, marine science, and all NROTC cadets at JU. The successful candidate will be expected to teach calculus-based undergraduate courses. An active research agenda is required and research involving undergraduate students is highly valued and encouraged. Other engaged learning experiences with industry, collaborating academic institutions, and national and regional labs are also important. The successful candidate will have outstanding written and oral communication skills. 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Jacksonville University is an independent comprehensive liberal arts institution with an  enrollment of over 4000 students. Applicants should send curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching and research statements, and a Faculty Employment Application, which is available at Materials may be submitted to For full consideration, please submit all materials by Nov. 15. Jacksonville University supports the principle of diversity and encourages applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.  Jacksonville University sits on a 284 acre tree-lined campus on the St. Johns River.  The Northeast Florida area is a vibrant economic area that includes leading industries in healthcare, finance and technology. More information on the Jacksonville area is available here