The Department of Physics and Astronomy at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2014. We are searching for a theorist in the fields of high-energy particle physics or cosmology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related discipline by August 2014. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in physics and astronomy is expected. Previous teaching experience and evidence of independent scholarship is preferred. The successful candidate is expected to establish a research program and involve undergraduate students. The ability to take advantage of either of the department’s two CSU partnerships, NUPAC (the Nuclear and Particle Physics Consortium; www.csupomona.edu/~physics/atlas.htm) or CAMPARE (the California-Arizona Minority Partnership for Astronomy Research and Education; www.csupomona.edu/~astronomy/campare.shtml) is a plus. The department has a large and active student body with close faculty student interactions and a history of success in obtaining funding from NSF and other external sources.
California State Polytechnic University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university hires individuals that have proof of eligibility to work in the United States. A full description of the position can be found at http://tinyurl.com/cppphyast