Assistant Teaching Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
To event remaining 14 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Ball State University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
2000 W University Ave
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Ball State University’s Department of Physics & Astronomy has openings for two (2) one-year contract faculty positions available August 2021, where the successful applicant will teach primarily introductory courses for majors and/or non-majors and participate in departmental service-related activities of the university at a level associated with a contract-faculty position.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned MA/MS/MAT in physics, astronomy, physics education, or science education (with an emphasis in physics) from an accredited institution. Teaching experience at the college level, which may include typical graduate assistantship assignments.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, physics education, or related discipline from an accredited institution. Experience teaching introductory physics and/or astronomy courses for majors, non-majors, and/or pre-service elementary education majors. Effective communication skills in classroom and laboratory settings.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 10, 2021.

Included Benefits: 

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:   

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
John Millis