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Chemical and Physical Science

School of Arts and Sciences

Human Resources Department

Assistant Professor Physics

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position  in Physics at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Perform teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics.  Perform departmental research and service. Minimum Requirements: PhD in Physics or related area.  Review of applications will begin April 17, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of planned professional/scholarly/research activities, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued).  Submit documents to; include: “Physics  – Assistant Professor” in the subject line.  Employment will require a criminal background check. 

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