The Department of Physics and Astronomy, http://www.physics.appstate.edu, at Appalachian State University invites applications for two non-tenure-track positions to begin August, 2019. Responsibilities will include a 12 hour teaching load in addition to service.
Applicants must hold a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Astrophysics or a related field. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, student mentoring, and outreach. In addition, candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence. Candidates are especially encouraged to apply if they: (a) can show evidence of teaching excellence at the university level; (b) possess a strong background either in astrophysics or in electronics, computer interfacing, and instrumentation; (c) are committed to working in and contributing to a diverse department.
Applicants must send a complete application, consisting of:
A letter of application;
A current curriculum vitae;
Three letters of recommendation (submitted by the referees)-including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers;
A statement of teaching philosophy;
Applications should be addressed to:
Dr. François Amet
Non Tenure Track Search Committee
The application should be sent electronically (in PDF format only) to email@example.com. Review of completed applications will begin on March 1st 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled.
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Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at http://diversity.appstate.edu.
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
About Appalachian State University, Physics and Astronomy
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
The department of Physics and Astronomy includes 12.5 TT and 10 full-time NTT members. Both undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently ranked among the largest in the country by the AIP when compared to other Masters granting institutions: enrollment exceeds 150 undergraduate majors, and 25 master’s students. Department facilities include staffed machine and electronics shops; nanoscience imaging, fabrication and characterization facilities; ion trapping, optics and biophysics laboratories; an appl...ied electrostatics lab; a suite of atmospheric instrumentation; and research and student observatories. Additional information about the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the University, and the surrounding area can be found at www.appstate.edu and at https://physics.appstate.edu.
AVS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT),
American Physical Society (APS Physics), IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.