Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics and Engineering Physics / in Physics or Physics/Astronomy

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Science & Technology, Physical Sciences
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Four-Year Institution
Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics and Engineering Physics / in Physics or Physics/Astronomy

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Jul 17, 2018

Visiting Assistant Professor at Tulane

The Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at Tulane University invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Physics to begin in January 2019 or July 2019. The VAP position carries a (3,3) teaching load during the academic year, and it carries a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

A doctorate in physics or a closely related field is required. Candidates must be outstanding at teaching and fit well into the goals and activities of our department, which will include teaching a variety of physics courses at the introductory and advanced levels. Applications from candidates who are also interested in teaching astronomy/astrophysics courses are especially welcome.

The Department of Physics and Engineering Physics offers two Ph.D. programs, Physics and Materials Physics and Engineering, and two undergraduate programs, Physics and Engineering Physics. More information about the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics can be found at: Tulane is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU).

Application Instructions:

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Lev Kaplan at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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