Saint Mary's College of California: Department of Physics Location - Moraga, CA Open Date - May 11, 2018 Deadline - Jun 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description Saint Mary's College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The de La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring Saint Mary's heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary's is known for its rigorous liberal arts education and its high quality graduate programs, including business, education, counseling, leadership, and the arts. Saint Mary's has a diverse student body of approximately 4,000 students, and the College's practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected and supported.
Responsibilities: We seek an individual dedicated to excellent teaching and capable of providing quality instruction across the undergraduate physics curriculum. The successful candidate will be committed to creating an educational environment that welcomes and supports students from a variety of backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can mentor undergraduates in independent studies and projects, and who demonstrate an interest in interactive teaching methods. This position teaches a total of six courses per year, consisting of introductory courses, introductory laboratories, and upper division undergraduate courses.
This is a one-year full-time position.
Saint Mary's faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and demonstrate intellectual growth and significant achievement appropriate to their field. Faculty also contribute to the mission and serve the College and community in many ways, including academic advising, student and community outreach, participation in departmental and College-wide committees, and the development and assessment of the College's Core Curriculum. More information about the Physics & Astronomy faculty and their teaching and research can be found at physics.stmarys-ca.edu.
Qualifications A doctorate in physics or a closely related field is required.
The College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution; many Saint Mary's students are first-generation-to-college. Successful candidates must be able to engage and support students of color, women, and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity.
Please provide a cover letter that specifically addresses candidate qualifications and preparation to support the mission of the College, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief statement of research interests, and contact information for two references.
Review of applications begins June 10. The position remains open until filled. Direct inquiries to Professor Mari-Anne Rosario, Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, email@example.com.]