The University of South Carolina Lancaster, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina located approximately thirty-five (35) miles south of Charlotte, NC seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Astronomy beginning August 16, 2013. Applicants should hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Astronomy or a related field, including credentials necessary for departmental approval to teach introductory and advanced Astronomy courses and selected courses in Physics. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the university level. The position will normally require the teaching of three lectures and two labs per semester or its equivalent, including evening and distance education classes as needed, as well as a commitment to scholarship and university/community service. Applicants should complete an Academic Personal Information application, as well as upload a cover letter that specifically addresses the applicant’s qualifications and curriculum vitae online at http://uscjobs.sc.edu (Requisition # 005637). Copies of graduate transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation should be mailed to Astronomy Search Committee; Attention Ms. Tracey Mobley; University of South Carolina Lancaster; PO Box 889 Lancaster SC 29721. Files will be reviewed upon receipt of all required documents until a suitable candidate is chosen. USC Lancaster offers the State of South Carolina benefits package. The University of South Carolina Lancaster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply
USC Lancaster offers the State of South Carolina benefits package.