Centenary College of Louisiana, Human Resources

Position ID:Centenary College of Louisiana-Human Resources-VAP [#27610]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Shreveport, Louisiana 71104, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Physics
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2024/05/06)
Position Description:    

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in the Physics Department beginning August 2024.

We are seeking candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship in physics and are interested in teaching in a liberal arts environment. Early career candidates are encouraged to apply. Centenary College provides research funding and on-going professional development to all full-time faculty members at all ranks.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching general physics courses required of all science majors and upper-level courses for Centenary’s robust physics minor and dual-degree program in engineering. A Ph.D. in an appropriate field from an accredited institution is preferred before starting, though ABD candidates will be considered. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Physics Department has a well-equipped facility, and opportunities for collaborative research exist both on campus and at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. There are excellent funding opportunities, and the College has a high success rate in securing funds for teaching and research.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college. Centenary’s beautiful campus in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood is home to a community of faculty, staff, and students who encourage each other to think critically, care deeply, and achieve more. Centenary is Louisiana’s only U.S. News & World Report Top National Liberal Arts College and is ranked as one of Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges.” The College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana which boasts a rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities in the South.

Centenary College offers excellent benefits to faculty including comprehensive insurance options, retirement matching, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

The Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Send application materials to: hr@centenary.edu Physics Search Committee c/o Department of Human Resources Centenary College of Louisiana 2911 Centenary Blvd. Shreveport, LA 71104

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Further Info:
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(318) 869-5077
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104