The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in physics. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in physics, or a closely related field, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Research appropriate to an undergraduate institution is expected. The physics program at Saint Mary’s is part of a joint department with chemistry and, as a service program, offers courses to support a variety of majors. The department is interested in expanding its offerings to create additional upper level physics courses which would support a minor in physics. The applicant is encouraged to discuss experience in interdisciplinary teaching and in establishing research activities.
To apply, please submit 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3)
a statement of teaching philosophy with emphasis on introductory
physics courses for different student populations (science and
engineering majors, pre-med. and general education students), 4) research plans, 5) transcripts and 6)
three letters of recommendation to: Physics Search Committee, Saint
Mary’s College, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Notre Dame, IN
46556. Candidates who can provide evidence of excellence in teaching
will be given preference. Applications may also be sent electronically
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin 10/31/2013 and continue until the position is filled.