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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

High Point University
High Point, North Carolina
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
May 23, 2024

Job Details

The Department of Physics at High Point University invites applications for a one-year visiting full-time, non-tenure track position in Physics at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2024. The position will span fall 2024 and spring 2025 (9 months). Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate introductory algebra-based physics courses and potentially general education courses for non-majors. The successful candidate will also be expected to collaborate with faculty on curriculum and program development, contribute to the school and wider university through service, and participate in scholarly research involving undergraduate students.


The B.S. Physics program at High Point University values engaging and effective teaching, the integration of computation, experiment, and theory across the curriculum, and undergraduate research ( The program seeks a dynamic individual who will embrace these values and is passionate about mentoring undergraduates. Successful applicants will have access to laboratory and office space in the Wanek School of Natural Sciences. A Ph.D. in physics or closely related field is required; postdoctoral or recent teaching experience is preferred.


Applications should include the following items, submitted as a single document: (i) a cover letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) a statement of teaching philosophy (including a description of approaches to teaching both science and non-science majors), (iv) a statement of research interests, (v) an unofficial transcript with the highest awarded degree, and (vi) names and contact information for three professional references. At least one reference should be able to address the applicant’s potential or experience in teaching.


For additional information, please contact Dr. Briana Fiser, Chair, Department of Physics, at


Applications should be submitted in a single uploaded document at Review of applications will begin June 15th and continue until the position is filled.


High Point University does not sponsor H1-B Visas.




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