Friday, December 18, 2015

VAP at Millsaps College, Jackson MS

Millsaps College invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, beginning fall 2016. The position is open to applicants from all branches of physics. A biophysicist who could also contribute to either our neuroscience or biology programs is of particular interest to the College. A Ph.D. is preferred but candidates with ABD will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include a two-semester introductory physics sequence with accompanying labs. In addition, the successful candidate will teach upper level laboratory and lecture courses.
 Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Applications should be digitally submitted to the search committee at
 Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
 Millsaps College is a selective, nationally ranked, privately supported liberal arts college founded by members of the Methodist Church in 1890.  Millsaps College was awarded the first Phi Beta Kappa chapter in Mississippi and is a Society for Neuroscience Institutional Program Member. A member of the Associated Colleges of the South, Millsaps has an NCATE accredited education program, an ACS accredited Chemistry program and an AACSB accredited business school. The College occupies an attractive 100-acre residential campus in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi, the capital city and the state's political, financial, legal, medical, and cultural center.  The College is also located across the street from a major medical center and several blocks from a state park and natural science museum.  Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. ( Employment is contingent upon successful background verification.