Academic and Faculty

Assistant Professor Physics

School of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Physical and Chemical Sciences at Missouri Southern State University seeks applicants for a one-year faculty position in Physics at the rank of Assistant Professor with the possibility of renewal, beginning in August 2014. Qualifications: Earned doctorate degree in physics or related area; ABD may be considered. Review of applications will 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), teaching philosophy, 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. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer.



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