Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences, Tenure-Track
College of St. Scholastica
September 10, 2018
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Medical Physics: Health Physics/Radiation Safety
The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for a tenure track physics faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2019. The successful applicant will teach introductory physics courses for STEM and pre-professional majors and general education courses. The individual hired will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, foster a culture of inclusion in the classroom, participate in faculty committee work, and develop an undergraduate research program that involves STEM majors outside of physics. The department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. Applications received by October 15 will receive priority consideration.
Teach introductory algebra- and calculus-based physics courses for science and health science majors and physical science courses for pre-service teachers and general education audiences.
Participate in the work of The College through faculty committees, governance and other opportunities.
Develop a research program suitable for undergraduates (non-physics majors).
Contribute to and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion in support of College diversity goals.
A PhD in physics, physics education, or a closely related field and demonstrated success working with diverse populations, cross-cultural communication skills, and multicultural competency is required. College teaching experience and experience using research-based instructional strategies in college-level physics courses is preferred.
Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded. The College serves an enrollment of approximately 4,325 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts and letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and in 2017 Money magazine's “best colleges for your money” list ranked St. Scholastica in the top 5 percent nationwide, based on educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings. The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world.
For more information and to apply, visit www.css.edu. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.