Tuesday, May 15, 2012

VAP at Austin Peay State University

Applications are solicited for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Austin Peay State University.  This is a full-time, 9-month, temporary position to begin Fall, 2012. Salary is commensurate with rank and experience.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is a growing department consisting of seven faculty, two staff members, and approximately 80 undergraduate majors. We have active experimental and computational research in astronomy, atomic/molecular/optical physics, chemical physics, and materials. For more information about the Department, its research and degree programs, and its physical and computational facilities, please visit http://www.apsu.edu/physics.  Applicants must have earned a Masters degree in physics, astronomy, or a related field, and have the ability to teach undergraduate physics and astronomy classes at the introductory level.  Applicants with a Ph.D. and the ability to teach at both the lower- and upper-level are preferred.  Research interests that can involve undergraduate students, are complementary to those in the department and/or have potential for collaborative efforts within the department are also preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV (including names and contact information for three references), and statements of Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests, at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty/CurrentJobOpenings/.