Contact:  luca[AT]phy.olemiss.eduLocation:  Oxford, MS, USA
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Mississippi invites applications for one Visiting Assistant Professor appointment to start in the Fall 2022 semester. This temporary, non-tenure track position will be for a year, with the possibility of renewals for up to a total of three years. Duties will include teaching courses in both physics and astronomy. Applicants must have a PhD in physics, astronomy, or a related field, experience in teaching at the college level, and good communication skills. Priority will be given to applicants with experience in astronomy and/or active-learning approaches to teaching.
Interested parties should apply online at https://careers.olemiss.edu. Applicants should include a description of their plan for implementing effective techniques in undergraduate classes, and a CV. Submission of a statement of research interests is encouraged. In addition, each applicant should have three letters of recommendation sent to vapsearch AT phy.olemiss.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 11, 2022 and continue until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established.
Applications from underrepresented groups in physics and astronomy are strongly encouraged. The department is committed to increasing diversity in the field. The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.