DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS
FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK
Approximate Starting Date: August 2016
This position will remain open until filled. Applicants expecting to be considered at this time must have all materials arrive in
the Human Resources Office by close of business day on February 12, 2016 to receive priority consideration for the position.
The Department of Science and Mathematics of the California Maritime Academy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track
Assistant Professor of Physics faculty position.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY: Located in Vallejo, California, California State
University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University
(CSU) system. Serving 1200 students, we are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States —
and the only one on the West Coast.
We offer bachelor's degrees in Business Administration - International Business and Logistics, Facilities Engineering
Technology, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs, Marine Engineering Technology, Marine Transportation, and Mechanical
Engineering, as well as a Master's Degree in Transportation and Engineering Management. The curriculum includes licensing
programs for future merchant marine officers. We also offer a number of extended learning programs and courses. We work
closely with industry, government and the community to deliver additional resources in continuing education and training,
research and job placement. For more information about the California Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at
Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime
students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences, --
gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime's vision is to be a leading
educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, and policy of the transportation and
related industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS: The department offers lower division, foundational science
and math courses for students majoring in baccalaureate degrees noted above.
Full-time (12 units/semester) teaching of undergraduate physics courses and laboratories, including calculus-based
and algebra-based Newtonian physics, electricity and magnetism, and electronics. Occasionally, teaching assignments
may include lower-division mathematics courses.
Participate in curriculum review and development, program reviews and assessment of student learning outcomes.
Scholarly pursuits, which may include research in physics, physics education, or the scholarship of teaching and
Serve on department and campus committees and participate in the general life of the campus community.
Participate and contribute to professional organizations and societies.
Ph.D. in Physics, or related field (ABD may apply)
Extensive teaching experience in physics
Ability to integrate appropriate technology and software in teaching
Strong interest in scholarly pursuits
SALARY COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the
BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for “qualifying” positions which includes
medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Typical classroom and office environment are in a two-story
building with elevator access.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK:
Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three
days from the date of hire. Background investigation required prior to employment. Applicants must
submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates required.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and
Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order
1083 as a condition of employment.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application packet of
information requested below. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/fel
1. Cal Maritime Employment Application (required)
2. Letter of interest
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references
NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose
qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be
notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.
DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions
contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed.
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