Physics and Astronomy
Basic and Applied Sciences
Excellence in teaching is expected for all positions. MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a full-time, temporary faculty position (#156160). This opening is a one year temporary position at the rank of Lecturer with possible annual contract renewal up to three years total. Employment will begin on August 1, 2017.
Successful candidates will teach introductory physics and astronomy lectures and laboratories.
Master's degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field.
Applicants who possess a PhD in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field (conferred by August 1, 2017) will receive special consideration.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, MTSU provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:
- Health, dental, and life insurance
- Retirement savings programs that include your choice of two plans as well as three deferred compensation savings plans
- An Employee Assistance Program
- Educational Assistance Programs
- Sick leave
- Optional or voluntary benefits, including a flexible spending account, long-term disability, long-term care insurance, and cancer and intensive care insurance.
Applicants are required to include a statement of teaching philosophy along with their curriculum vitae and cover letter at the time of online application.
If you need assistance in applying, please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128.
If you have position specific questions, please contact Dr. Ron Henderson at Ron.Henderson@mtsu.edu.
If selected for interview, applicants should request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to the academic department prior to the interview.
Likewise, you will be required to provide names and contact information for three recommenders (external to MTSU) during your application to the posting. If you are approved for the candidate pool, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided. The letters must be current and specific to the job posting and may not be provided from a general dossier.
Applications received by posted Review Date will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at www.mtsu.edu/police/annual-security-report.php or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.