Friday, March 29, 2013

3-yr Renewable VAP at University of Arkansas

The Physics Department at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is looking for a person committed to undergraduate physics teaching to fill a Visiting Assistant Professor position. This is a 3-year renewable appointment, with a 9-month base salary of $32K/year; the possibility also exists of teaching summer courses and/or online courses for extra compensation.

Applicants should have a Masters' (minimum) or Ph.D. (preferred) degree in Physics or a closely related discipline, and must be able to teach undergraduate courses and labs, such as algebra-based physics and physics for non-science majors; the ability to teach upper-division courses is a plus. There are no research duties associated with this position, but the department has an active Science Education Research team and collaboration with it would certainly be welcome. The position will be effective August 15, 2013.

Applicants should submit a CV, including prior teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of their teaching philosophy, and names and addresses of three references, as a single PDF file, to: Visiting Position Search ( Review of applications will begin April 1, 2013. Completed applications received by April 30, 2013 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.