Monday, March 13, 2017

Visiting Asst. Prof., University of Mississippi

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for one Visiting Assistant Professor appointment for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a temporary, non-tenure track position. Applicants must have a PhD in physics, experience in teaching physics at the college level, and good communication skills. Applicants with experience in active-learning and research-based teaching techniques are encouraged to apply, as we make the transition to teaching some of our classes in TEAL-type rooms.  The position may be extended subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

Interested parties should apply online at The application should include a letter describing teaching experience and research interests, and a curriculum vitae. In addition, each applicant should have three letters of recommendation submitted (preferably online, though other options exist). Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.


Additional Salary Information: Per 9 months

About University of Mississippi Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy has 15 full faculty, 8 postdocs and 7 staff members. The department has undergraduate programs of study leading to a B.A. degree and B.S. degree as well as an excellent graduate program leading to Masters and Doctoral degrees. Details of employee benefits can be found at