Assistant Professor, Physics

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Full-time, tenure-track position in the MSU School of Engineering to begin August 15, 2021.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
This faculty would be required to teach Introductory Physics courses, which would include both algebra and calculus-based courses, and quantum mechanics.  This faculty would also need to have the ability to teach optics, introduction to astronomy, which is preferred.

Responsibilities commensurate of an assistant professor, to include research and creative activities are required.  Other responsibilities include student academic and career advising, helping with the SPS (Society of Physics Students) student organization, and developing graduate school pathways.  Development and participation in student recruiting and retention activities will be important for faculty growth.  This faculty will be involved in classes that support the EAC/ABET Engineering Physics program.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics, Applied Physics, Experimental Physics, Engineering Physics, Astronomy or related field. 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.