Academic and Faculty

Chemical and Physical Science

School of Arts and Sciences


Assistant Professor Physics

This position is now CLOSED.

The Chemical and Physical Sciences Department at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, seeks applicants for a one-year annually renewable faculty position in Physics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2015. 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. 

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