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Posting Date: December 7, 2020                                                              Posting End Date: February 7, 2021  

Position: Assistant Professor                                                                            Department: Physics/College of Arts and Sciences

Status: Full-Time; Exempt                (Tenure-Track)                                Positions: 2

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal Assistant Professor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

The successful candidates are required to teach a full-time teaching load, as mandated by the Tuskegee University faculty handbook and offered by the Department of Physics. Courses offered by the department of Physics includes physical science, algebra-based elementary general physics and calculus-based general physics lectures and corresponding lab courses.  Department offers modern physics, wave phenomena, analytical mechanics, thermodynamics, laser and their applications, solid state physics and several other higher-level physics courses for physics.  Other jobs duties include mentoring of students, attend faculty meetings, committee meetings, and take part in university and department organized events.  The appointed faculty also is also required to engage in research and seek external funding. Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. Degree from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. 
  • Applicant must have experience and passion for teaching undergraduate students, demonstrate scholarship, and the ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Research experience in the area of thermal physics, statistical physics, modern physics, quantum physics or other fields of experimental or theoretical physics research that can involve undergraduate students in research is preferred.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources.  Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application and submit a resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire) and a statement of teaching philosophy. Incomplete application and/or application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:        Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.