Job ID: 197058

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics

Southern Arkansas University

  • Oct. 14, 2022
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics
  • Engineering & Physics
  • Southern Arkansas University
    Magnolia, AR
  • Open Until Filled
  • Jan. 1, 2023
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Engineering Physics

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics – Tenure Track

Southern Arkansas University is accepting applications for a 9-month tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Physics in the College of Science and Engineering. Our rapidly growing Engineering and Physics Department is housed in a dedicated, state of the art facility with new labs fully equipped with latest equipment, complemented with a full fledge engineering machine shop. Southern Arkansas University offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, as well as an excellent fringe benefit package.

Duties: Teaching responsibilities will include the teaching of freshmen to upper-level undergraduate physics courses. Experience teaching astronomy is a plus. Other assignments will include teaching in the applicant’s area of expertise; supervising undergraduate research projects; serving on committees; performing scholarly activity; engaging in recruitment, retention, and advising of students and students club.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Physics is required by time of employment. Applicants with teaching experience are preferred. The candidate should have expertise in physics and demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills, ability to work well with people, and a strong desire to interact with students both in the classroom and undergraduate research projects. All SAU employees are expected to demonstrate excellence in interpersonal behaviors and collaborate with colleagues.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, complete set of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 9288, Magnolia, AR 71754-9288 or Applicants must be able to show proof of U.S. employment eligibility. SAU is an AA/EOE and encourages applications from women and underrepresented populations.  Non-listed references may be contacted.

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  • Tammy Sims
    Human Resources
    Southern Arkansas University
    100 East University
    P O Box 9288
    Magnolia, AR 71754
  • 8702354008

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