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Open Positions in Physics and Astronomy

Physics Lab Manager

The Department of Physics and Astronomy ( at the College of Charleston invites applications for a physics lab manager position to begin in January 2015. Candidates must have a very good knowledge of physics and physics instruction at an undergraduate level and should have the ability to do simple electrical and mechanical repairs on laboratory equipment. Experience with complex lab equipment as well as troubleshooting and maintaining computer hardware and operating systems is considered a plus. The incumbent must have excellent communication skills. A BS +18 graduate hours in physics or a closely related field is required. A Master's degree in physics or closely related field is preferred. Supervisory and higher education experience are preferred. Knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations will be a plus. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is November 17, 2014. A detailed job description can be found at

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences college with approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students. The department currently has 18 faculty members and offers degrees in physics, astronomy, and astrophysics.

Qualified applicants should submit 1) letter of application, 2) a complete curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three professional references electronically through our online application system at

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.