Assistant-Associate Professor of Physics

Magnolia, Arkansas, United States

Job description

Southern Arkansas University is accepting applications for a 9 -month tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics position in the College of Science and Engineering. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Duties: Teach an average of 12 hours per semester in upper-level undergraduate physics courses, freshmen-level algebra-based and calculus-based physics courses and associated laboratories; teach non-science major courses such as Physics in Society; teach in the applicant’s field of expertise; supervise undergraduate research projects; serve on committees; perform scholarly activity; engage in recruitment, retention, and advise students; advise the students’ SPS club and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in physics required by time of employment; applicants with teaching experience preferred; have expertise in physics; demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate students; excellent communication skills; strong desire to interact with students both in the classroom and in undergraduate research projects. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

How to apply

Applicants should send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts and contact information for three (3) references to or to the Office of Human Resources, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Southern Arkansas University is an AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.

SAU is a comprehensive regional institution with 3,300 students and over 350 faculty and staff located in Magnolia, Arkansas, a rural community of 11,000 located in southwest Arkansas approximately 50 miles east of Texarkana and 140 miles southwest of Little Rock.