ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- PHYSICS- (tenure-track position) - Missouri Western State University is seeking applications for a full-time faculty position in Physics beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will teach courses at an introductory level in both algebra-and calculus-based physics as well as introductory astronomy. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly research and perform departmental and university service. The full-time faculty teaching load is 23-25 credit hours per year. REQUIRED: Ph.D. in physics or astronomy. Desirable qualifications include evidence of successful teaching experiences in general education physics and/or astronomy, continued scholarly activity, mentoring undergraduate student research, and engaging in community outreach. Experience teaching online is also desirable. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral English. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of previous scholarly work, a description of research agenda, and contact information for three references (including address, phone number, and e-mail address) sent electronically to: email@example.com. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. EOE
About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915, Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres.