Thursday, December 2, 2010

TT at Marshall University

Institution: Marshall University
Location: Huntington, WV
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/11/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

The Department of Physics and Physical Science at Marshall University invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2011. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in the physical sciences, or an Ed. D. in science education.

Applications should include evidence of (or potential for) excellence in teaching, and the ability to establish an externally-funded research program suitable for undergraduate teaching education.

Teaching duties will include courses for non-majors in physics, chemistry, astronomy and earth science lecture and labs. The successful candidate is expected to have some knowledge in the history and philosophy of science and the role of the nature of science in public school science teaching. Experience in State and National Standards, certification issues, curriculum and testing methods and experience teaching in public schools is desired.

We also seek a colleague who will contribute to the University's general education curriculum with its emphasis on First-Year Seminar which is intended to enhance students' critical thinking, and the College's support of interdisciplinary programs.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching and research interests. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference and official university transcripts sent directly to the department. All application materials should be sent to (preferred) or mailed to Dr. Nicola Orsini, Chair, Department of Physics and Physical Science, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.

Review of applications will begin January 7 and continue until the position is filled. Marshall University is an EO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For additional information about the Department of Physics and Physical Science and Marshall University, please visit our website at

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Postal Address: Nicola Orsini
Physics and Physical Sciences
Marshall University
ONE John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
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