The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science at Missouri State University, located in Springfield, Missouri, seeks applications for a non-tenure-track Instructor position. The successful candidate in this position will teach introductory physics courses for science and non-science majors in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science. Courses taught may include introductory astronomy, depending upon the education and experience of the faculty member. Participation in departmental, college and university committees and advising physics majors will also be required. The position requires an M.S. degree in physics, or an M.S. degree in another field with at least 18 credit hours of graduate-level coursework in physics and/or astronomy. Experience teaching at the college level is preferred. Familiarity with teaching science in a K-12 environment is beneficial.

Applications must be submitted online at The first date of consideration for the position is 11/1/2019. A complete application must include a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, transcripts, 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 total current student population is approximately 24,000. The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science 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. The department currently has 13 full time faculty members. 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: 20190067FTF

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