Wednesday, July 6, 2016

VAP, Dakota State, SD

Position Information
Type of Position: Faculty
Posting Number: 0008230
Working Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Physics
Position Classification Title Assistant Professor - 9
Institution: Dakota State University
City: Madison
Department: 8ASCN1-Arts & Sciences
Scope of Search: External (includes Internal)
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Appointment Type: Temporary
Duration of the Term: 9 months
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Typical Hours Worked Per Week: 40
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Salary: DOQE
Posting date: 07-06-2016
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Posting Text: Dakota State University is accepting applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics beginning Fall 2016. Minimum qualifications are a Master's degree in physics or related field. Teaching will include Introduction to Physics I and II, University Physics I and II, Introduction to Modern Physics, labs as appropriate, and other courses as needed.

Dakota State University ( has a long and distinguished history of providing a high quality education with a personal touch. DSU distinguishes itself as the leader of technology integration in all majors offered by the University. DSU is accredited through the AQIP process of the Higher Learning Commission and, to support its institutional accreditation, the university emphasizes continuous quality improvement in its institutional decision-making process.

DSU is located in Madison, South Dakota in the southern lakes region of the state. The region boasts a wealth of outdoor sports and a lifestyle possible only in smaller towns and rural communities. Madison is a fifty-minute drive from Sioux Falls, the largest city in South Dakota.
Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, DSU accepts applications through an online employment site at The employment site requests (1) a letter of interest outlining how your qualifications match the requirements specified herein, (2) a current curriculum vita, (3) an unofficial copy of the most recent degree transcripts, and (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and stated relationships for at least three references. For questions concerning the position, contact Nancy Presuhn at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Dakota State University is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.
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