Assistant Professor of Physics opening at Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH

The Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences at Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in physics, at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in August 2023. FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport.

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics or a closely related discipline at the time of employment, be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and support the Mission of the University. The successful candidate will be able to teach both calculus- and algebra-based physics courses, including physics labs for Biology, Chemistry and a growing number of Engineering students. Ability to support undergraduate research and teach mathematics are both additional considerations.

To apply, please submit:

  • a letter of application;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • statement of teaching philosophy;
  • statement of support of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Mission (available at;
  • unofficial transcripts (official will be required for hire)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (including evaluations), if available;
  • contact information for at least three references

Materials should be submitted electronically to Dr. David Collins, Chair, Search Committee, at Applications without all requested materials will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed.

Review of applications will begin in December 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Franciscan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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