College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Assistant Professor in Residence/Instructor in Residence for Physics

The Department of Physics at Bradley University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Residence/Instructor in Residence to begin August 16, 2021, with the possibility of renewal beyond the one-year term. 

Candidates must have an MS or PhD (preferred) in Physics or a related discipline and must demonstrate genuine interest in undergraduate education. The department encourages applications from candidates who could engage students in laboratory and who have an interest in interactive teaching methods. The successful candidate will be assigned calculus-based introductory physics courses with their respective labs and physical science courses for non-science majors.  We seek a conscientious teacher and a practicing physicist who will thrive in a four-year, liberal arts institution where close contact and collaboration with students are the norm.

Candidates must submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, and (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation. Information regarding how the candidate has or can contribute to diversity in teaching, research, or service should be provided within the teaching statement or in a stand-alone diversity statement.  Submit materials and inquires to .

To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by April 23, 2021.  Receipt and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.