Friday, November 11, 2016

Physics and Astronomy 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 form 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.
About Western Kentucky University
JOB OPENINGS Western Kentucky University aspires to be the University of choice for faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping advance academic excellence. WKU offers an inviting and challenging work environment which is responsive to the needs of a diverse and ambitious learning community. WKU's main campus is located on a hill overlooking the city of Bowling Green (population est. 60,000), and is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful in the nation. In addition, WKU serves the communities of Elizabethtown/Fort Knox, Glasgow and Owensboro through its regional campuses. We invite you to consider WKU as a place where your academic and professional dreams can be realized. Please view our current openings to see how you can be a part of the Western Kentucky University community. We offer a very attractive benefits package including health, dental, life and long-term-disability insurance; retirement; flexible spending accounts; EAP services; and generous vacation, medical and holiday paid time off. We also offer an outstanding tuition remission policy for employees, their spouses and dependents.