Physics: Applied, Physics: Optics and Laser, Physics: Physics
The faculty member will teach courses in our Applied Physics concentration, including General Physics (lectures and labs), Mechanics, Optics, plus either Physical Science or Astronomy over the 2020-2021 academic year. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching for both science and non-science majors and will also be encouraged to engage in Department and University activities, including the supervision of student research. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. A Ph.D. in physics, applied physics, or another closely related field is required. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Name and Contact Information of References
Three reference letters from external providers are required. Please have the reference providers email their letters to Physics@lsus.edu, and please ask them to include “Reference Letter for [your name]" in the subject line of their email. Candidates may also include a paragraph describing their research training and experience within their cover letter.
LSUS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person or group of persons based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability.
LSU Shreveport is home to more than 8,500 students in 20 undergraduate degree programs, a dozen master's degree programs (including the an online MBA), and a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership Studies. The student-teacher ratio is one of the lowest in the state, lending to individualized instruction and personalized learning Named by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the most affordable colleges in Louisiana, LSU Shreveport offers high quality classroom instruction with very affordable tuition rates. In addition, LSUS offers many forms of financial aid, including scholarships, on-campus employment, and graduate assistantships.
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