Monday, April 22, 2013

VAP - Physics at University of Arkansas

The Physics Department at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is looking for a person committed to undergraduate physics teaching to fill a Visiting Assistant Professor position. This is a 3-year renewable appointment, with a 9-month base salary of $32K/year; the possibility also exists of teaching summer courses and/or online courses for extra compensation. There are no research duties associated with this position, but the department has an active Science Education Research team and collaboration with it would certainly be welcome. The position will be effective August 15, 2013.

Minimum Requirements: 
Applicants should have a Masters' degree in Physics or a closely related discipline, and must be able to teach undergraduate courses and labs, such as algebra-based physics and physics for non-science majors; the ability to teach upper-division courses is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Ph.D. (preferred) degree in Physics or a closely related discipline.

Where To Apply? 
Applicants should submit a CV, including prior teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of their teaching philosophy, and names and addresses of three references, as a single PDF file, to:

Visiting Position Search (,   or mail to:

Department of Physics
825 West Dickson Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Review of applications will begin April 3, 2013. Completed applications received by May 3, 2013 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Application Information
Contact: University of Arkansas
Online App. Form: