Thursday, January 14, 2016

3-Year Term Assistant Professor, Marshall University WV

Banner Position Number000618
Position TitleAssistant Professor - Physics
Classification TitleAssistant Professor
DepartmentPhysics - MU2570
LocationMU - Marshall University
Salary RangeCommensurate with qualifications and experience

Position Summary Information

Job Description
The Department of Physics and Physical Science at Marshall University invites applications for a three year renewable term Assistant Professor position beginning August 2016. A Ph.D. in physics or a related field is required, and several years of teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of undergraduate physics and physical science courses, including labs. We also seek a colleague who will contribute to the University’s general education curriculum with its emphasis on First-Year Seminar which is intended to enhance students’ critical thinking, and to the college’s support of interdisciplinary programs. A complete application includes cover letter, vita, essay describing your teaching philosophy or approach, and 3 confidential reference letters which addresses your teaching.
The successful candidate must provide official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For additional information about the Department of Physics and Physical Science and Marshall University, please visit our website at

Required Qualifications
PhD or EdD in physics or related science field.
Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberMU0249F
Open Date08/17/2016
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions Summary
Official transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate) must be received before on campus interviews.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. List of Three References w/contact information