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Instructor/Assistant Professor - Department of Engineering, Computer Science, and Physics

Mississippi College invites applications for an Instructor or tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our undergraduate Physics program. The position has a preferred starting date of January 2023, although applications will also be accepted for a starting date of August 2023.

Candidates must possess at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in the field of physics with the background necessary to teach undergraduate-level courses such as Trigonometry-based and Calculus-based Introductory Physics and some combination of the following: Modern Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Classical Mechanics, Optics, Engineering Mechanics, and Engineering Thermodynamics. Faculty members are expected to be exceptional instructors, provide quality advising to students, and possess an appreciation for the mission of Mississippi College.

Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is a private, comprehensive, Christian university affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. Mississippi College seeks faculty and staff who are committed Christians and whose Christian principles are exemplified in daily living.MC offers over 80 undergraduate majors, over 50 graduate programs, and has an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students. The campus is located in Clinton, MS which is about 10 miles west of the capital city of Jackson.

Candidates should submit a completed faculty application (available at, a current CV or resume, and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including a list of any previous courses taught and areas of interest) as pdf documents to, or by mail to:

Chris Maggio
Chair of Engineering, Computer Science, and Physics
Mississippi College
200 S. Capitol St. Box 4004
Clinton, MS 39058

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.