Thursday, March 7, 2013

9-Month Fixed Term at Minnesota State Mankato

Job Title: Physics, Assistant Professor (PRF#14094)
Opening Date: 03/06/2013
Application Deadline: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 30, 2013.
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Position: Nine Month Fixed-Term Appointment*
Date of Appointment: August 19, 2013
Location: Minnesota State Mankato, Minnesota


Teach lower division physics courses including laboratories.
Teach physics courses for education majors.
Standard teaching load is 24 credits per year.
Contribute to program development and scholarly activities in the department.
Engage in professional services.
Contributing to student growth.
Service to the department, college, university and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

M.S. degree in physics by August 7, 2013.
Interest and ability to teach college level introductory physics courses, including laboratories.

Other Considerations:

Ph.D. in physics.
Experience in teaching introductory physics courses effectively, including laboratories.
Excellence in communication with students, faculty and staff.
Evidence and willingness to work as part of a team.
Demonstrated commitment for fostering a diverse working and learning environment

Additional Information:
Information describing the Department of Physics and Astronomy can be found at Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at:

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: A complete online application will include the following attachments:

Cover Letter addressing teaching interests and philosophy
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for three (3) references (including 2 references who can address the candidates' teaching ability)
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degreeContact Information:
Youwen Xu, Chair
Physics and Astronomy
Minnesota State University, Mankato
TN 141 Trafton Science Center, North
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5742
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
Fax: 507-389-1095

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

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