Monday, February 20, 2012

VAP at Kansas State University (KS)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Kansas State University

K-State Department of Physics seeks a visiting faculty for the 2012-13 academic year. This position is an annual, term appointment with the probability of extension to a second year. Primary responsibility will be to teach in our introductory physics program but the individual will also be encouraged to pursue research with one of our existing research programs. Several of the introductory courses involve innovative teaching methods in which the successful candidate may be involved. The teaching assignment will be approximately equivalent to two and half courses per semester.

The successful candidate must have completed a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field and must provide evidence of high quality classroom instruction. Successful candidate must also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of students and to serving a diverse population.

Applications should be sent to Visiting Search Committee, 116 Cardwell Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-2601 or to Applications should include a curriculum vita and statements describing interests and background related to the position. The applicant should arrange to have three letters of reference sent. Screening of applicants will begin on April 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Background checks are required. Kansas State University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

[Ed. note: Kansas State has a vibrant PER group, and the VAP is welcome to participate as time and interest allows. Email group members for details.]