Monday, May 13, 2013

NTT position at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Job Description:

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a Professional Assistant Professor of Physics in its Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field. The position will include coordination of the Department's Physics program and teaching entry level Physics courses and laboratories for a growing number of students in the programs of the School of Engineering and Computer Sciences, and science majors in the physical and life sciences.

The new faculty will represent the department in the Texas Physics Consortium offering distributed upper level physics courses at several Texas Universities. The applicant will be in charge of supervising and advising students enrolled in the department's minor in Physics. The Texas Physics Consortium, including TAMUCC, is expected to start offering a BS in Physics. The new faculty will be in charge of supervising Physics majors and will be the point of contact for Physics related activities in the College and University.

The position is not a tenure track faculty position, but a long term teaching position in the department. Professional Assistant Professors with appropriate qualifications, experience and performance have the opportunity to advance to higher ranks (Associate, Full).

Preferred Qualifications:
Desired qualifications for the position include experience teaching Physics courses and laboratories, an overall record of effective teaching and introducing teaching innovations and an interest in activities leading to improving the understanding of Physics for our students and the university community at large.

Job Duties:
Applications are encouraged from individuals whose experience and interests match the university's focus in the environmental, geological, biological and marine sciences as well as its new School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Applications must be submitted online at:

Applications must include:

1. a cover letter,

2. a statement of teaching philosophy.

3. a curriculum vitae, and

4. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent upon request.

Letters of reference may be uploaded via the online application forum or sent directly by the authors to:

Ms. Estela Voltoline, Administrative Assistant

Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5802

Corpus Christi, TX 78412

The position will remain open until filled but preference will be given to applicants submitting all requested documentation by June 15, 2013.

Special Notices:
Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.

Application Information
Contact: Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Online App. Form: