The Physics Department of the Naval Postgraduate School invites applications

Lecturers or Senior Lecturers
Department of Physics
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
The Physics Department of the Naval Postgraduate School invites applications
for two, full-time, untenured faculty positions at the Lecturer or Senior
Lecturer levels. To be considered for a Senior Lecturer position, candidates
must have a minimum of 5 years of teaching at the undergraduate and
graduate level. A PhD is required, and degrees in physics or applied physics
are preferred for breadth of teaching within the department. Candidates will
be expected to teach both lecture and laboratory courses. Preference for one
position will be given for candidates with expertise in electronics, networking,
robotics, and sensor integration. While not required of the position,
candidates wishing to pursue independent or collaborative research are also
encouraged to apply.
The Physics Department is part of the Graduate School of Engineering and
Applied Sciences and has a long history of excellence in the areas of conventional
and nuclear weapons, electro-optic sensors, and acoustics. The department is
comprised of approximately 15 tenure-track professors, 8 research professors, and
three senior lecturers. The Physics Department supports various curricula at the
Naval Postgraduate School including Combat Systems Science and Engineering,
Undersea Warfare, Space System Engineering, and Energy.
Minimum qualifications:
• Requires an earned doctoral degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Engineering
Physics or closely related engineering field;
• Must be able to support a breadth of the department’s instructional needs;
• Excellent teaching ability or aptitude;
• Evidence of potential to advise student theses and dissertations based on
comparable experience or aptitude;
• Must currently hold or be eligible for a Secret clearance;
• U.S. citizenship required.
A letter of application including CV, statements of teaching and any research
interests, and the names and addresses of three or more references should be sent
Faculty Search Committee
Department of Physics
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, CA 93943
Email: [email protected]
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation package,
including recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized. The position will
remain open until filled.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For
additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at