Wednesday, October 5, 2016

FT Instructor, Western Kentucky University

The Western Kentucky University Physics and Astronomy Department invites applications for a full-time Instructor starting on August 16, 2017, arising in part from the expansion of WKU's Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science. We seek a person with a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate physics and/or astronomy courses and laboratories and engaging students in research activities. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in Physics, Astronomy or a related field and classroom and/or laboratory teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Consideration of applications will begin January 9, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted through WKU's electronic talent management system found at Questions about the position or search process can be directed to Dr. Scott Bonham, Search Committee Chair at

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment. Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745 - 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.