Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Centenary College of Louisiana in Louisiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 25, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a one year position at the visiting assistant professor level in the Department of Physics beginning August 2014.


We are seeking candidates who are deeply committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship and who desire to teach in a liberal arts environment. A Ph.D. in physics or related field is required at the time of employment. Familiarity with current trends in physics education is desirable. The successful applicant whose expertise complements the departments strength in biophysics will be encouraged to apply for a tenure track opening in the Fall of 2015.


Centenarys collegial atmosphere offers opportunities for collaborations in areas of research and pedagogy, and for involvement in interdepartmental programs such as  the Colleges 3/2 Engineering Program. For more information about the Department of Physics, visit our website at


Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.


To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness or teaching portfolio, statement of research interests, and three (3) letters of recommendation to or:


Physics Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

CentenaryCollege of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA71104


Applications will be reviewed as received and review will continue until the position is filled.


CentenaryCollege recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the Colleges diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. ( EOE.

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