Professor of Physics

Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering

The Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering at Franciscan University of Steubenville invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in physics. FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport.


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in physics, engineering or related discipline at the time of employment;
  • preparedness and enthusiasm to teach introductory calculus-based physics courses, including lecture and laboratory;
  • commitment to supporting the growth and excellence of the University’s STEM programs;
  • commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and support of the Mission and Vision of the University;
  • commitment to supporting undergraduate research in the natural and/or applied

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit the following materials:

  • a cover letter outlining the candidate’s strengths in support of the advertised position
  • curriculum vitae
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • a personal statement responding to the Mission and Vision of Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • contact information for at least three professional references (letters of recommendation will be requested for those applicants selected for further consideration)
  • copies of academic transcripts (official transcripts will be required at time of hire)
  • (if applicable) evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness and experience in online instruction (including evaluations)

The application package must be submitted electronically to Dr. David Collins, Chair, Search Committee, via

Review of complete applications will begin September 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.