Friday, January 6, 2012

Lecturer - Physics & Astronomy: Saint Mary's of California

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 01/06/12 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Lecturer
Location: Main Campus, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94556, California

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 3,500 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

This position is in the School of Science, Spring term 2012 (part-time temporary appointment).
Teaching responsibilities will consist of one upper division lecture course:
Analytical Mechanics, and one lower division laboratory for the second semester of introductory physics.

Experience and Qualifications:
Masters Degree in Physics is expected. Phd preferred.
Prior teaching experience in physics at the undergraduate level is preferred.
We seek an individual with a strong commitment to undergraduate, liberal arts education.

Supplemental Information:
To Apply: Please go to to:
1) Submit a cover letter with a brief statement of teaching
philosophy and how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College
2) your online application,
3) AND current vitae.

In addition, two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to:

Jessica Kintner
Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Saint Mary’s College of California
1928 St. Mary’s Road
Moraga, CA 94575


Initial Consideration: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.

Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry.

Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for at