Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics

Assistant/Associate Professor -Physics


Angola, Indiana


The Department of Mathematics & Physics invites applications for a permanent, full-time faculty position starting in August of 2019. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach a wide variety of undergraduate physics courses including, but not limited to college physics I and II (algebra based), university physics I and II (calculus based), the laboratory sections for those physics courses,  and some lower level mathematics courses. A strong commitment to teaching is required, and excellent English communication ability is also a must.  The position prefers a doctorate in physics. Preference will be given to those candidates who have demonstrated teaching experience and whose qualifications most closely match the teaching and development needs within the department.

Trine University is a small, private institution located in the beautiful lake resort region of northeastern Indiana. The mission of the University is to promote intellectual and personal development through professionally-focused and formative learning opportunities, preparing students to succeed, lead, and serve. High quality teaching is our first priority and a normal course load is twelve to fourteen credit hours per semester. Faculty members are expected to engage in professional development activities and develop/maintain appropriate industrial contacts.

Trine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff that reflects the diversity of our great nation.

Education and/or Experience

The successful candidate will have:
A PhD in physics is preferred; Minimum qualification for the position is a Master’s degree in physics.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:                     

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match                        
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.