Monday, May 19, 2014

VAP at Austin Peay State TN

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Austin Peay State University is seeking to fill a temporary, 1 year position for either a visiting Assistant Professor, or a visiting Instructor (rank commensurate with education and experience) starting in August 2014.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory courses including algebra/trigonometry based physics, conceptual physics, and possibly introductory astronomy courses for non-majors and/or introductory chemistry courses. The typical load is 2 lecture classes and 2 or 3 laboratory sections.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The successful applicant will be encouraged to carry out scholarly research and, if possible, to involve undergraduates in that research.
  • Detailed descriptions of the department's equipment and the accomplishments of some of our current and former students can be found on the department's website at
Required qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Physics, Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • A background search will be required of the successful candidate.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and optional research statement into the system.

Please refer all questions to

Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at