Instructor in Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Archive Date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2018
To event remaining 6 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Michigan State University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
567 Wilson Road
Street Line 2: 
City: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Zip/Postal: 
48824
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a fixed term position as an instructor in astronomy. The primary responsibility of this position will be to teach astronomy courses, primarily introduction to astronomy. The candidate will also be encouraged to participate in the broader intellectual life of the department. A PhD in astronomy, physics, or related field is required. Previous successful experience teaching introductory astronomy courses is highly desirable. This position is to fill an immediate need, and the starting date is as soon as possible. The initial appointment will be for the 2018-2019 academic year, but an extension for a second year may be possible based on satisfactory performance and department needs.

 

Applications should be submitted through the MSU hiring website (http://careers.msu.edu), posting #516837. Applicants should include (1) a cover letter; (2) a CV including teaching experience, and (3) a one-page teaching statement. Please include all information in a single PDF file. At this website, applicants should also submit contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed as they come in and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

 

Questions may be directed to Prof. Jay Strader (strader@pa.msu.edu) or to any other member of the astronomy group. Applicants are encouraged to peruse the MSU astronomy group website (https://astro.natsci.msu.edu). MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, July 30, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Jay Strader
Institution/Company: 
Michigan State University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
567 Wilson Road
City: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Zip/Postal Code: 
48824
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
517 884 5605
Email: 
strader@pa.msu.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jay Strader
Email: 
strader@pa.msu.edu