Kansas State University, Physics Department

Position ID:Kansas State University-Physics Department-TEACHINGASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#21648]
Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Manhattan, Manhattan 66506, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/05/18 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/04/18, listed until 2022/10/18)
Position Description:    

Teaching Assistant Professor 3670020220 Physics Job no: 512695 Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular), Academic / Faculty - 9 month Location: Manhattan, Kansas Categories: Administrative / Professional, Education / Instructional, Natural / Quantitative Sciences Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Teaching Assistant Professor in Physics beginning August 7, 2022. The Department of Physics at Kansas State University seeks to fill a nine-month, non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor faculty position. The focus of this position will be to develop and deliver high-quality, undergraduate courses that support the department. The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of physics courses, with a focus on courses for non-majors and pre-professionals.

Why Join Us:

The Department of Physics, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has 25 full-time faculty members engaged in internationally competitive research in atomic molecular, and optical physics; high energy physics and cosmology; soft matter, condensed matter, and biological physics; and physics education research. The department is committed to teaching physics to students at all levels: non-majors, pre-professionals, physics majors, and physics graduate students. Additional details about the department are available at: http://www.phys.ksu.edu.

Kansas State University is a Land Grant University, designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive Institution, and has been ranked among the top state institutions of higher education. K-State is located in Manhattan, a progressive university community with a metropolitan area population of over 125,000, which is located in the scenic Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas (see www.manhattan.org). The community offers a friendly and safe environment. It also features excellent housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreation facilities, a wide variety of shopping and dining establishments, and short commute times.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Physics or closely related field. Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of teaching excellence. Interest and experience in curriculum development. Other Requirements:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

1. Cover letter including teaching philosophy and courses taught 2. Current Curriculum Vitae 3. Names and contact information for three professional references

Review of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

For best consideration, apply by April 30, 2022.

Inquiries may be addressed to Glenn Horton-Smith, Department of Physics, Kansas State University (gahs@ksu.edu).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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Contact: Glenn Horton-Smith, 785-532-6786, 785-532-6806 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
K-State Department of Physics
1228 N. MLK Blvd.
116 Cardwell Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506