Saturday, November 12, 2016

TT, Minnesota State University - Mankato

Job Title: Physics, Assistant Professor (AA18020)
Opening Date: 11/08/2016
Application Deadline: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 9, 2016.
Salary: $51,396.00 - $138,962.00 annually
Position: Tenure Track (Probationary)
Date of Appointment: August 14, 2017
Location: Minnesota State Mankato, Minnesota


Teach undergraduate and graduate level physics courses including laboratories.
A typical standard teaching load is 24 credits per year, (3-4 courses each semester including laboratory courses).
Conduct research and scholarly activities and engage students in those activities.
Advise and mentor students and contribute to student growth.
Contribute to curricula development.
Participate in service to the department, college, university and community.

 Required Qualifications:
PhD degree in Physics.
Demonstrated passion for teaching and student success.
Current research activities.
Postdoctoral research experience or evidence of established research.

 Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated success teaching physics.
Superior communication skills including oral and written presentations.
Experience teaching physics laboratory courses and supervising student teaching assistants.
Ability to continue research on campus involving MSU students.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment

 Additional Information:
Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at:

The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae
A one page statement of your teaching philosophy
Cover Letter addressing teaching and research interests
A one page statement of your research plan and interests
Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Contact information for three (3) references (including two (2) references who can address the candidates' teaching ability)
Dr. Paul Eskridge, Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Minnesota State University, Mankato
TN 141 Trafton Science Center, North
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1840
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
Fax: 507-389-1095

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

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