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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

High Point University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 2022. The position will span fall 2022 and spring 2023 (9 months). Teaching responsibilities will include introductory undergraduate 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 was started in August 2010 with a focus on engaging and effective teaching, computational physics, 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 newly completed $65M 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 (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, as well as examples of classroom practice), (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. Applications should be submitted in a single uploaded document at For additional information, contact Dr. Briana Fiser, Chair, Department of Physics, at Review of applications will begin June 15th and continue until the position is filled.



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