Assistant Professor or Term Lecturer of Physics, Natural Sciences

  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Maryville, MO
  • Jun 03, 2021
Full time Physics & Astronomy

Job Description

PRIMARY DUTY: Applicant should be highly committed to teach undergraduates and motivated to perform undergraduate research. Candidate must be prepared to teach introductory and advanced level physics courses.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach 24-26 credits per year with seven weekly office hours
  • Teach and develop course material pertinent to teaching load including electronic materials for use in online courses
  • Advise undergraduate students
  • Serve the department and the university on committees as assigned
  • Meet with students outside of class time for additional instruction as appropriate
  • Establish undergraduate / graduate research, if hired as Assistant Professor
  • Other duties as assigned by the Department

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: A.B.D. Physics

WORKING CONDITIONS: This position works in an air-conditioned office during the 9-month school term

COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri, and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the city's website at www.maryville.org.

UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of more than 7,200 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.

Founded in 1905, Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their resumes with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory SchoolNational Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.

The University is a national model for student success and career placement. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor's degree earners and 99 percent of master's degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, names Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.

Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers more than 150 student organizations, and textbooks and a laptop are included in tuition, which is among the lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $7,200 over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employment positions, allowing students to build professional skills through its internationally benchmarked student employment program. Designated the Missouri Arboretum, the Northwest campus was named one of the "50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S."

For more information about Northwest and its performance, visit www.nwmissouri.edu.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled

DATE AVAILABLE: August 10, 2021

TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email bbadger@nwmissouri.edu for more information.

INQUIRIES FOR THE POSITION CAN BE MADE TO:

Physicist Search Committee

Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive

Maryville, MO 64468

natsci@nwmissouri.edu 

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