Friday, November 11, 2016

FT Teaching Assistant Professor, Missouri S&T

The Physics Department at Missouri University of Science & Technology invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Teaching Professor level to begin in August 2017. The position is a nine-month, regular non-tenure track, appointment, and is renewable on a year-to-year basis. Minimum qualifications for the position are an M.S. in Physics or the equivalent plus three years teaching experience, or a PhD in Physics, or its equivalent. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels, and possess excellent communications skills. More information is available at and

Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla. Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.

Applications, including curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy should be submitted electronically to the Missouri University of Science and Technology 's Human Resource Office at All submitted application materials must include the position reference number 00068063 in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used include PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2017, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. The Missouri University of Science and Technology seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. in Physics or the equivalent plus three years teaching experience
Demonstration of commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels,
Excellent communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Physics, or its equivalent.


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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