Ball State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy available August 2019.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy has started a new undergraduate astronomy degree program and invites applications from enthusiastic individuals who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service to the growth of the program.
Minimum qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in astronomy, astrophysics, or related field from an accredited college or university, completed by date of employment. One year of part-time or full-time teaching experience at the college level, gained concurrently or at any time.
Employer will consider sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: A demonstrated track record or strong potential for conducting externally funded research in observational astronomy, and a strong commitment to the teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. Effective communication skills in both the classroom and laboratory setting.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/15636 . Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Dr. Robert Berrington, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement/Portfolio and Research Statement/Papers. Additional materials supporting excellence in teaching and/or research may be submitted under the “Other” document in the optional Applicant Documents section. (Note that only one document may be uploaded. Therefore, if you desire to upload multiple documents in the “Other” section, you will need to combine them into a single PDF prior to the upload.)
Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 17, 2019.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis.