Visiting Professor in Physics

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7067020 (Ref.No. 1931707)
Posted: June 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 12, 2020
Deadline: Jun 19, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:The department of Physics at Saint Mary's College of California seeks an individual dedicated to excellent teaching and capable of providing quality instruction across the undergraduate physics curriculum. This Visiting Assistant Professor position is for the 2020-2021 academic year, has a 6 course load for the year, and includes an expectation of participation in department initiatives. This is a one-year position, possibly renewable for a second year.

Institutional Background:

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 and leadership. 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.

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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.

We are also especially interested in candidates who demonstrate an interest in interactive teaching methods. Candidates must have a doctorate in physics or a closely related field.

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