Careers

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UD Fall Career Expo takes place on September 20, 2012 at the Bob Carpenter Center, sponsored by BoA Career Services Center for all degree levels and ALL majors.

Initial employment of physics PhDs over time.
Initial employment of Physics and Astronomy PhDs by subfield.
Employer distribution for recent Physics PhDs.

The American Physical Society maintains a Careers in Physics website as a gateway for physicists, students, and physics enthusiasts to information about physics jobs and careers. There you can find physics job listings, career advice, upcoming workshops and meetings, and career and job related resources.
 
The American Astronomical Society maintains a similar  Career Services website for astronomers.
 
The Statistical Research Center of the American Institute of Physics is your source for data on education and employment in physics, astronomy and allied fields. The links on their Web site lead to listings of full reports and highlighted tables and graphs.
 
Campus resources:

Employment:
 DuPont Material Science and Engineering

  • Description: DuPont is looking to distribute two full time opportunities available within our Material Science and Engineering (MS&E) group.
  • Qualifications:
  1. Student must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident
  2. Student must have a major/background in chemistry, materials science, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and/or physics.  Bachelor and Master of Science candidates will be considered as well.
  • Deadline: May 3, 2012
  • Links:
  1. https://dupontimpl.taleo.net/careersection/6/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=118100    
  2. https://dupontimpl.taleo.net/careersection/6/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=118101

Physics Teaching Jobs - Southern Teachers Agency

  • Description: Southern Teachers Agency currently has several physics jobs listed by schools for the 2011-12 school year. The range of physics (or physics-related) courses to be taught will vary from middle school physical science through AP physics. It is also common for physics teachers to lead other science classes (biology or chemistry), or perhaps some math classes.
  • Qualifications:
  1. A bachelor's degree with a major in physics (or at least a minor) is essential, but teacher certification is not.
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Some positions require prior teaching experience.
  • Interested Candidates should apply to Southern Teachers Agency. The process consists of completing an STA application available at: http://www.southernteachers.com , sending a credentials file, and having a telephone interview.

Research and Development Tech - Photovoltaic Summer Intern (DE)

  • Description:  DuPont is looking for a Summer Intern with a background in Science (Physics, Chemistry) or Electrical Engineering and interested in working in the area of photovoltaics (PV) to be located in the Wilmington, DE area at the Chestnut Run Plaza and Experimental Station locations.
  • Qualifications: 
  1. Pursuing a BS degree or higher in Science (Physics, Chemistry) or Electrical Engineering
  2. Completed minimum of freshman year of studies.
  3. Interest in working in the area of photovoltaics (PV).
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  5. Relocation will not be offered

Job Opportunities for Spring Graduates

  • Description: The Department of Physics at West Chester University is looking to hire one or more laboratory instructors in August of 2012.
  • Qualifications:
  1. At least a Masters degree in Physics who can make a long term commitment to program.
  2. Must be able to serve as instructor for up to six, introductory physics, labratory sessions per semester, each with an enrollment of approximately 20 students.
  3. Repair, maintain, spec, and order laboratory and demonstration equipment.
  4. Propose labrotory experiments as well as edit and write laboratory exercises.
  • If interested in the position, please contact Dr. Jeff Sudol, jsudol@wcupa.edu