Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following examples are intended as illustrations only of the various types of duties assigned in this position. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position. Teach four undergraduate courses in Physics and/or Physical Science and/or Astronomy each semester. Engage in routine departmental, college, university, and scientific community service functions and committees. Follow all federal, state, and university policies. Maintain office hours in accordance with departmental policy. Coordinate with graduate teaching assistants, staff, and other faculty in laboratory coordination. Summer teaching opportunities are often available but not guaranteed. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications: Master’s degree in Physics or a related field with a strong background in physics. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Physics or a closely related field. Teaching experience with undergraduate students.
Applying Instructions: All applicants must apply atand attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vita, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: PARF# 497912
About Mississippi State University
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offer BS, MS, and PhD degrees. It also has a high service load for other majors both with the College of Arts & Sciences and from other colleges.