Job Summary/Basic Function: Job Summary: The Department of Physics at Lamar University (Texas State University System) invites applications for an Instructor in Physics to begin in January 2019, or until filled. The one year appointment may be extended depending on performance.
Ideal candidates are expected to have a commitment to education at all levels, demonstrate excellence in English proficiency, and be capable of supervising undergraduate research. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and will be expected to teach both lectures and labs for elementary and general (algebra-based and calculus-based) Physics courses. Opportunities will further exist for the candidate to teach junior/senior-level courses.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicant must hold at least a Masters degree in Physics is required. Candidates must have had experience teaching in Physics at the university/college level.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D in Physics is preferred.
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Posting Date: 10/11/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants should apply directly through the employment website at https://jobs.lamar.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (3-page maximum), and contact information for three references. Submit all required documents online with the application for position #495355. If you have any questions, please contact HR Office at (409) 880-8375 for assistance.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar University is a member of the Texas State University System and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana