For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu . Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Physics faculty position in the Department of Physics which begins August 2024. Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in physics, service to the department, college, university or community, and research in the area of theoretical/computational optical physics, or closely related field. The successful applicant is expected to establish or continue a sustainable, externally-funded research program, and demonstrate exemplary teaching during the fall and spring semesters.
Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines. Required Qualifications
A PhD degree, or the foreign equivalent, in physics, optics, or a related discipline, is required. Required Documents to Attach
Apply Before Date
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
- Statement of research/scholarship interests, including plans for obtaining extramural funding and engaging undergraduate students in research
- Statement of teaching philosophy, including how you will advance student success at KSU
- Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references
Application deadline is December 15, 2023. Contact Information
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Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
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