Le Moyne College — Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physics

About LeMoyne College:
Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.

Job Description:
The Department of Physics at Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, New York, invites applications from qualified candidates for the full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2023. The Assistant Professor position carries a 3-3 teaching load comprised of undergraduate Physics courses. In this position, the Assistant Professor will also be required to actively involve undergraduate students in their research and provide academic advisement to Physics majors. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in internal and external College service activities.


  • Must possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics.
  • Must be experimentalists, preferably in the field of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (AMO), but we will consider all applicants whose primary research program could be housed on campus, with projects suitable for undergraduate participation in their lab.
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at all levels
  • Maintain an active record of research/scholarly activity within the field of study and be able to involve undergraduate students in scholarly research activity.
  • Must have familiarity with pedagogical practices informed by Physics education research.
  • Qualified applicants who have an interest and willingness to create interdisciplinary connections with other Le Moyne College science departments are particularly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
  • Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
  • Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
  • Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Le Moyne Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
  • Generous tuition coverage
  • Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
  • Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded)
  • Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
  • Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
  • Generous time off package

For more details on the College’s benefit programs, please visit our Benefits page.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please click here: https://lemoyne.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=152741 and submit the required materials for consideration: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and statement/description of research interests that describes how undergraduates would be involved in the proposed research.

Also, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching ability or potential, sent electronically to lemoynehr@lemoyne.edu with a subject line of “Physics Search”.