Job Summary/Basic Function The Department of Physics at Lamar University (Texas State University System) invites applications for an Instructor Position in Physics. The position is available in September 2019 and can be renewed annually based on performance.
Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience) The position requires a minimum of an earned Master's degree in Physics, with a PhD in Physics being preferred.
Candidates must have had experience teaching in Physics at the university/college level. Ideal candidates are expected to have a commitment to education at all levels, demonstrate excellence in English proficiency, and be capable of supervising undergraduate research. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and will be expected to teach both lectures and labs for elementary and general (algebra-based and calculus-based) Physics courses. Opportunities will further exist for the candidate to teach junior/senior-level courses.
Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience) Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Physics being preferred.
Certification Required: Key Competencies: Physical Requirements: Work Hours: Job Conditions:
EEO Statement Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Veteran's Preference Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar Expectation of Quality Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
Disclaimer This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. Lamar University reserves the right to revise, change or eliminate this job description at any time.
Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to the needs of the university.
This Job Description is not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document. Employment with Lamar University is at will, and may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in this Job Description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Lamar University employees.
Open Date: 06/25/2019 Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit the HR employment website at https://jobs.lamar.edu to apply.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (3-page maximum) and contact information for three references. Submit all required documents online with the application for position #499692. If you have any questions, please contact the HR Office at (409) 880-8375 for assistance.