Community:Email 30Sep13

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent 30 September 2013. Meetings and jobs are listed at under 'Community' as 'Calendar of Meetings' and 'CEDAR related opportunities'. CEDAR email messages are under 'Community' as 'CEDAR email Newsletters'. All are in 'Quick Links' on the main page.

(1) Faculty Position in Space Physics at Augsburg College - Applications due 8 Nov.

From stottrup at for engebret at and murrdl at

The Augsburg College Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin September 1, 2014. We seek individuals with a commitment to teaching, research, and mentoring undergraduates of diverse backgrounds.

To prepare students for life after college, the Augsburg Physics Department meaningfully involves undergraduates in active research programs in Space Physics and Condensed Matter/Biophysics. Augsburg College is committed to supporting faculty research. The potential of candidates to complement existing research programs will be viewed favorably, as will the ability to creatively integrate computational techniques into course work and undergraduate research. The department values the development of distinctive courses focused on physics majors, the honors program, and general education alike.

Consistent with the demographics of its physics majors, the department is a member of the APS Bridge program. Candidates with experience and/or interest in working with a diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.

Please see our full ad in Physics Today:

To apply, send cover letter that includes statements of teaching experience, interests, and description of research plans (including relevant publications), CV, 1-page description of professional goals, undergraduate/graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to Deadline for completed applications is November, 8, 2013. Further information about the college and the Physics Department is available at:

Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate intercultural competence.