Friday, March 27, 2015

TT/FT at Lamar University, TX

Job Summary/Basic FunctionThe Department of Physics at Lamar University (Texas State University System) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a non-tenure track Instructor in Physics to begin in August 2015. The Physics Program is seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in teaching and research in a growing program.

Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced physics lectures and laboratories for physics majors, non-majors, and graduate courses in support of other programs. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and maintain an active research program including student researchers. Seeking external funding is an expectation at Lamar University, the area of Physics research is open.
Minimum QualificationsThe candidate must hold a PhD in Physics at the time of the application. The successful candidate must have demonstrable competency in teaching and mentoring students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Preferred QualificationsPostdoctoral experience is preferred.
Security Sensitive StatementThis 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.
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Special InstructionsApplicants should complete an online application, upload & submit a cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans (not to exceed 3 pages), and three letters of recommendation (along with the application package) to:

If unable to attach these documents send them to: Physics Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, Lamar University. PO Box 11127, Beaumont, TX 77710-1127. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.