The rapidly growing Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University seeks applications for the Director of Undergraduate Advising. 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. A Ph.D. in Physics and experience advising or mentoring students at the university level are strongly recommended.
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.
An appointment at the Special Faculty or the Teaching Faculty track is expected with a start date no later than September 1, 2020. Appointments at a senior level will be considered.
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.
Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.