Western Kentucky University

Available Positions in Physics & Astronomy

For further information on 
WKU Physics and Astronomy 
send email to:  


Mailing Address:

Physics and Astronomy
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11077
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1077
Phone: 270-745-4357
Fax: 270-745-2014

Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Western Kentucky University

 The Department of Physics & Astronomy of Western Kentucky University (WKU) invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of Experimental Condensed Matter/Materials Physics. WKU is forming a university wide initiative in the area of nanoscience and nanotechnology of which this position will be associated. This position includes a start up package and more experienced candidates may be considered for appointment at the Associate Professor level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics or a related discipline, a strong desire to teach and mentor students, and should have demonstrated the potential to conduct a vigorous and significant research program.

 Application materials must include a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae including a list of publications, statements of teaching and research interests, and a list of at least three references including complete addresses and contact information. It is preferred that applications are uploaded at http://physics.wku.edu/facultysearch_2013/application.html, but they may be sent to:


Search Committee Chair

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd. Bowling Green, KY 42101


The evaluation of candidates will begin on January 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact the Faculty Search Committee if you have any questions.

 Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745-5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

 Last Modified 7/23/13