|Classification Title||Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy|
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of the South invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2016. There is a possibility for this position to be extended for a third semester.
|Typical Duties & Responsibilities|
Primary teaching responsibilities will be introductory physics lecture and laboratory. Active participation in research is expected.
Job Specifications/Position Qualifications (minimum)
Preference will be given to candidates holding a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy, although ABDs will also be considered.
Candidates with expertise in any area of physics must show a demonstrated talent or enthusiasm for teaching.
To apply, submit a cover letter with three professional references, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), a statement of teaching and research interests, and one letter of recommendation* through: https://jobs.sewanee.edu. Applications will be considered as received until the position is filled.
*Letter(s) of recommendation may be submitted electronically directly from the referee(s) or via dossier service(s) to Kristen Kleinfeld, Faculty Hiring Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Physical Requirements and Work Conditions|
Work is primarily performed in an office, classroom, lecture hall, auditorium, laboratory, and other University facilities.
University Employment Information
The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.
The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.
|Employment Prescreening||Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Research Plans
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- Miscellaneous 1
- Miscellaneous 2