The Department of Physics, Astronomy & Materials Science at Missouri State University (MSU), located in Springfield, MO, seeks applications for a non-tenure track instructor position. The successful candidate in this position will teach introductory physics courses for science majors and physics and science courses for education majors in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science. Courses taught will include introductory physics and science education courses, and may include introductory astronomy depending upon the education and experience of the faculty member. Participation in the College of Natural and Applied Science STEM education committee and advising and mentoring physics majors taking the teaching prep physics option will also be required. The position requires a masters degree in physics, physics education, education with an emphasis in physics, or a masters degree in another field with at least 18 credit hours of graduate-level coursework in physics and/or astronomy.

Applications must be submitted online at The first date of consideration for the position is 3/25/2019. A complete application must include: cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, transcripts, 3 letters of reference, and a teaching statement. For required qualifications and application procedures, go to

Missouri State University is a metropolitan university in Springfield, Missouri serving a unique combination of urban and rural environments with a statewide mission in public affairs. The department offers a B.S. degree in physics with options in: astronomy and astrophysics; career prep physics; materials physics; and teaching prep physics. We also offer the M.Sc. degree in Materials Science. Employment will require a criminal background check at University Expense. Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 20190008FTF

Contact Information
Robert Mayanovic
Missouri State University
901 S. National Av. PAMS Dept.
Springfield, 65897