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Visiting Assistant Professor in Physics

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Physics
The Physics department invites applications for a full-time limited-term Visiting Assistant Professor to teach General Physics with Introductory Calculus ( PHYS 1004; regular and Honors, including discussion sections), Electricity & Magnetism 2 ( PHYS 4032), and to lead or assist with Electronics ( PHYS 2055) and Contemporary Physics ( PHYS 3056) laboratories.

Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee will lecture 3 1 hr sections weekly of PHYS 1004, lead a 1 1 hr discussion section of PHYS 1004 and assist with a 1 1 hr discussion section of PHYS 1004H, lecture 2 1.5 hr sections weekly of PHYS 4032, and lead or assist with PHYS 2055 and PHYS 3056 (both 1 hr lecture and 3 hr lab) as needed.

The successful candidate will have full responsibility for the courses, including course and syllabus preparation; grading exams and papers. Must maintain a minimum of three office hours per week.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Five years of teaching experience or other suitable professional experience.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Applicants are invited with (i) a terminal degree in Physics, Applied/Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, Astrophysics, or related discipline, (ii) five years of teaching and/or employment in those areas, (iii) a demonstrated aptitude for instrumentation, (iv) a track record of working in a team environment.


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Special Instructions to Applicants
All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University?s electronic recruiting system. Please attach a cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts as well as the names contact information for two references.

Required Documents Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • References
  • Optional Documents


    Visiting Assistant Professor in Physics