Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics

Anderson University (South Carolina) and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty member with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning as Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics, beginning August 2019. Faculty rank and status will be determined at the time of appointment based upon the degrees, experience, and record of scholarship.

The Physics faculty supports degrees in the fields of mathematics, biology, biochemistry, and kinesiology by teaching fundamental physics concepts. The successful applicant will be able to maintain a teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year, teach trigonometry-based and calculus-based introductory physics courses with labs, develop active learning opportunities for students to apply fundamental physics to their field of study; and play a vital role in student activities related to the Mathematics and Engineering program, a dual-degree program in coordination with Clemson University.

An earned doctorate in Physics from a regionally accredited institution is preferred; an ABD or master’s degree may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience especially involving active learning and mobile technology. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Anderson University is Located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, in a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. AU is an academic community affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, providing a challenging education grounded in the liberal arts, enhanced by professional and graduate programs and a co-curricular focus on the development of character, servant leadership, and cultural engagement.

Applicants must submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, contact information of three professional references and an AU faculty application to:

Chair, Physics Search Committee, C/O Ms. Jennifer Campbell, Administrative Assistant, College of Arts & Sciences, via

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