Department: School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences (SPACS)
Term Assistant Professor, Physics
The George Mason University, School of Physics,
Astronomy and Computational Sciences (SPACS) in the College of Science is seeking applicants for a Term Assistant
Professor of Physics beginning in January 2014.
The primary responsibility of this nontenure-track position is
teaching introductory college and university physics courses with a
load of four courses in each of the fall and spring semesters.
Candidates should be prepared to teach lecture, laboratory and
classes in physics. Routine administrative support, including student
advising, is also a required part of the duties. It is expected that
the candidate chosen will engage in departmental service as requested by
the SPACS Director. This initial
appointment has the possibility of being renewed annually.
A minimum of a Ph.D. in physics is required. A higher (nontenure)
rank is possible depending on the qualifications of the candidate. The
successful candidate will have an established record of effective
teaching and a commitment to physics education excellence. Use of
Blackboard and other common software (e.g., MS PowerPoint and Excel) for
course delivery will be required, as well as familiarity with Pasco
laboratory instructional equipment.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Background Check: Standard Background Check
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F7054z at
complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover
letter, CV, a list of three professional references with contact
information, a recent publication, and two letters of recommendation. If
letters of recommendation (LORs) are not available at the time of
application, please upload a blank document stating the LORs will be
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