Visiting Assistant Professor

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Iowa
Department Name: 
Physics & Astronomy Department
Street Line 1: 
30 N. Dubuque Street
Iowa City
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year, with the possibility of renewal (up to a maximum of three years) pending collegiate approval and demonstration of excellence in teaching.

The successful candidate will teach large-enrollment courses in introductory astronomy and introductory physics. The normal teaching load, contingent upon enrollments, is four courses per year (at least a minimum of 12 s.h.). Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related discipline (which must be in hand by the time of appointment), a strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring students, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to working towards a welcoming and inclusive environment.

To apply please go to the Jobs@UIowa website ( and refer to requisition number 73717. Applications much include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications should arrive prior to August 2, to receive full consideration.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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