SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 10/07/13
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration will be given to
applications received by November 15, 2013.
POSITION: Probationary; Nine Month Appointment*
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 18, 2014
-Teach undergraduate and graduate level physics courses including laboratories. Standard teaching load is 24 credits
per year, 3-4 courses each semester including laboratory courses.
-Conduct research and scholarly activities on campus and engage
students in those activities.
-Advise and mentor students and contribute to student growth.
-Contribute to curricula
-Participate in service to the department, college, university and community.
-Ph.D. degree in physics.
-Postdoctoral research experience or evidence of established research.
research activities and demonstrated ability to continue research on campus.
-Demonstrated passion for teaching and student success.
-Superior communication skills, including oral and written presentations.
-Experience teaching physics lab courses.
-Experience advising students.
-Demonstrated commitment for fostering a diverse
working and learning environment.
Additional information on the Department of Physics & Astronomy, and Minnesota State University, Mankato can be
found at: http://cset.mnsu.edu/pa/ & http://www.mnsu.edu.
Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please
continue the process via this website or directly at:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mankato/default.cfm. A complete online
application will include the following attachments. Incomplete
applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
-Cover Letter addressing teaching and research interests
-A one page statement of your teaching philosophy
-A one page statement of
your research plan and interests
-Contact information for three (3) references (including two (2)
references who can address the candidates' teaching ability)
-Unofficial Transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Dr. Youwen Xu, Chair
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Minnesota State University, Mankato
TN 141 Trafton
Science Center, North
Mankato, MN 56001
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective
bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be
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