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Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Duties: The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a fixed-term position as an Assistant Professor in physics for the 2022-2023 academic year, starting August 15, 2022. The central responsibility of this position will be to teach courses in introductory physics for life science majors, using a studio-physics based curriculum focused on topics and applications for cellular and molecular biology
Requirements: A PhD in physics or related field at the time of the start of the position is required. Previous experience teaching introductory physics as the instructor of record, experience with active learning techniques, some familiarity with molecular and cellular biology (either through course work or research), and a commitment to diversity equity and inclusion are also desirable
   
Text: Skip Navigation Careers @ MSU Public postings Toggle navigation Main Menu Home Current Employees Benefits & Retirement Temp & On-Call Employment Student Employment Public job postings at MSU Job postings Assistant Professor-FixedTerm Share this: | More Back to search results Apply now Job no: 773852 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science Department: Physics-Astronomy 10032666 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience Location: East Lansing Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union Position Summary The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a fixed-term position as an Assistant Professor in physics for the 2022-2023 academic year, starting August 15, 2022. The central responsibility of this position will be to teach courses in introductory physics for life science majors, using a studio-physics based curriculum focused on topics and applications for cellular and molecular biology. The candidate will work with a team of tenure-stream and fixed-term faculty to coordinate and teach multiple sections of the courses and to foster an inclusive community of learners. The candidate will also be encouraged to participate in the broader intellectual life of the department, which recently received the Improving Undergraduate Physics Education Award from the American Physical Society. A PhD in physics or related field at the time of the start of the position is required. Previous experience teaching introductory physics as the instructor of record, experience with active learning techniques, some familiarity with molecular and cellular biology (either through course work or research), and a commitment to diversity equity and inclusion are also desirable. The appointment will be for the 2022-2023 academic year, with additional work and pay available in the summer of 2023 if desired. The appointment is potentially renewable for additional years based on department needs and satisfactory performance. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status. Required Degree Doctorate -Physics or related field Minimum Requirements A PhD in physics or related field at the time of the start of the position is required. Previous experience teaching introductory physics as the instructor of record, experience with active learning techniques, some familiarity with molecular and cellular biology (either through course work or research), and a commitment to diversity equity and inclusion are also desirable. Required Application Materials Applications should be submitted through the MSU hiring website (http://careers.msu.edu). Applicants should include (1) a cover letter; (2) a CV including teaching experience; (3) a one-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy; (4) one example of a lesson plan in an introductory physics course (no more than 2 pages); (5) a one-page statement of your experience fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in previous professional settings, and how you plan to contribute in these areas at MSU as part of this position; and (6) the names and contact information for three references, who may be contacted. Please include all information in a single PDF file. Review of applications will begin on May 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; all applications received by this date will receive full consideration. Together-we-will Statement The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/ Special Instructions Questions may be directed to Prof. Lisa Lapidus ( lapidus@msu.edu ) and more information about the curriculum can be found at https://pa.msu.edu/profile/lapidus/ . 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. Review of Applications Begins On 05/05/2022 MSU Statement Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges. Advertised: Apr 27, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Apr 26, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend Send me jobs like these We will email you new jobs that match this search. Great, we can send you jobs like this, if this is your first time signing up, please check your inbox to confirm your subscription. The email address was invalid, please check for errors. You must agree to the privacy statement Subscribe Recaptcha Privacy agreement Search results Position Location Unit Sub-Area Opened Closes Assistant Professor-FixedTerm Job No: 773852 East Lansing College Of Natural Science FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Apr 27, 2022 08:00 AM Apr 26, 2024 11:55 PM Open Until Filled The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a fixed-term position as an Assistant Professor - Fixed Term in physics for the 2022-2023 academic year, starting August 15, 2022. Current opportunities Position Location Unit Sub-Area Opened Closes Assistant Professor-FixedTerm Job No: 773852 East Lansing College Of Natural Science FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Apr 27, 2022 08:00 AM Apr 26, 2024 11:55 PM Open Until Filled The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a fixed-term position as an Assistant Professor - Fixed Term in physics for the 2022-2023 academic year, starting August 15, 2022. 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