Job Positions

Director of Undergraduate Affairs in Physics

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2




Carnegie Mellon University

Date Posted:

Nov 25 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Jan 25 2020

Position Description

Director of Undergraduate Affairs in Physics


The successful candidate will serve as the primary or secondary advisor for students majoring in Physics. Advising is highly valued within the Department and University. It entails face-to-face meetings with a diverse population of students; advice on course selection, research, and career paths; overseeing a wide-ranging extracurricular program; and working closely with students experiencing difficulties. Teaching will also be an important part of this position, with a load to be determined.

Application Process

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; a detailed education statement explaining their educational philosophy concerning advising, extracurricular activities and classroom teaching; a cover letter; and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to Interfolio. Deliberations will begin on January 1, 2020 and applications received until the position is filled will be considered.

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Institution Information

Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Physics
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15213

Additional Information


Contact Information

Scott Dodelson


Required Qualifications


A Ph.D. in Physics and experience advising or mentoring students at the university level are strongly recommended.

Preferred Qualifications

The Department is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Carnegie Mellon is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- M/F/Disability/Veteran.