Wednesday, May 4, 2016

VAP, Kentucky State

The Division of Mathematics and Sciences in the College Arts and Sciences at Kentucky State University invites applications for the following position.

Assistant Professor of Physics: Division of Mathematics and Sciences at Kentucky State University invites applications for a visiting, nine-month faculty position for the Academic Year 2016-2017. The requirements for the position are a Ph.D. in Physics, Physical Science, or a related field with at least 18 graduate hours in physics. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by August 2016. Instructional duties will include 12 credit hours per semester consisting of undergraduate physics and engineering courses along with mathematics, or physical science service courses, including laboratory courses. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship and participate in campus service activities.

Kentucky State University, founded in 1886, is a small, land-grant, public, state-assisted, residential, coeducational, liberal studies-oriented University. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University is located in Kentucky's capital city of Frankfort (population 27,500) just 26 miles west of Lexington, 52 miles east of Louisville, and 96 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. The student body includes approximately 1,700 students from Kentucky and other states as well as foreign countries. Kentucky State University is proud of its cultural, ethnic, racial and gender diversity in its faculty, staff and students. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence. Please consult for more information about the University.

Applicants must send a complete application consisting of cover letter of application, current vita, copies of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

Fariba Bigdeli-Jahed, Ph.D., Chairperson
Division of Mathematics & Sciences
Kentucky State University
400 E. Main Street
Carver Hall, Room 132
Frankfort, KY. 40601
Office: 502.597.6604
Fax: 502.597.6826

The initial review of complete applications will begin in June 2016 and continued until the position is filled.

An offer of employment will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background check.

Kentucky State University is an Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Institution.