Monday, October 7, 2013

TT at U of MN-Mankato

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
PRF# AA15013
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 development.
-Participate in service to the department, college, university and community.

-Ph.D. degree in physics.
-Postdoctoral research experience or evidence of established research.
-Current 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.
-Demonstrated teaching success.
-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: &
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. 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
-Resume/Curriculum Vitae
-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
Contact Information:
Dr. Youwen Xu, Chair
Department of 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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