Sunday, September 2, 2012

Two TTs at St. Mary's University (Texas)

The Department of Physics and Earth Sciences at St. Mary’s University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Physics at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2013.  A Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics, or Astronomy is required at the time of appointment. Teaching experience and evidence of quality research involving undergraduates is strongly preferred.  Responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced physics, developing new courses for the Physics program, and participating in university service activities.  The Department of Physics and Earth Sciences offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Physics, and Environmental Science, and B.S. degrees in Physics with a Biophysics Option and Applied Physics.  Our department is committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Interested candidates are required to fill out an employment application which can be found at  Along with the employment application please submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, and a statement of research interests.  These items should be e-mailed directly to:  Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: Dr. Richard L. Cardenas, Chair, Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, St. Mary’s University, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228.  Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.  The position is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence and servant leadership. St. Mary’s fosters a community of faith in which people of varied traditions and experiences unite in commitment to an educational venture, in dedication to a life of scholarship, and in service to society. The successful candidate does not need to be of the Catholic faith, but is expected to contribute to the University’s mission and be supportive of the Roman Catholic and Marianist educational mission.  St. Mary’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer