Assistant Professor of Physics
Mississippi College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our Physics program with a starting date of August 2017. Successful candidates will possess a completed Ph.D. with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in the field of physics. Candidates should have the background necessary to teach undergraduate level courses including Trigonometry-based and Calculus-based Introductory Physics and some combination of the following: Modern Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Classical Mechanics, Optics, Engineering Mechanics, and Engineering Thermodynamics.
Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is a private, comprehensive, Christian university affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. MC offers over 80 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate programs, and has an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students. The main campus is located in Clinton, MS which is about 10 miles west of the capital city of Jackson. Our Physics program appeals to students who are looking for an academically rigorous curriculum together with a Christian educational experience, close proximity to the Jackson area, and the benefits of being part of a small department which allows for close interactions with faculty and fellow classmates. Mississippi College seeks faculty and staff who are committed Christians and whose Christian principles are exemplified in daily living. Faculty members are expected to be exceptional instructors, provide quality advising to students, and possess an appreciation for the mission of Mississippi College.
Candidates should submit a completed faculty application (available at www.mc.edu/offices/human-resources/how-to-apply/), a current CV or resume, and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including a list of any previous courses taught and areas of interest) as pdf documents to email@example.com, or by mail to Dr. Chris Maggio, Chair of Engineering, Computer Science, and Physics, Mississippi College, 200 S. Capitol St., Box 4004, Clinton, MS 39056. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.