Nine-month, tenure-track appointment. Rank: Assistant Professor. Ph.D. in the discipline required. Starting date August 2016.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in the field, along with a commitment to undergraduate teaching, creating or maintaining an appropriate research program that would meaningfully involve undergraduate students, and a willingness to support the mission of Mount Marty College. The successful candidate must have the ability to teach qualified Physics I and II (algebra based and/or calculus-based), courses in mathematics, and a non-majors physical science course (such as Astronomy, Geology, Earth Science, or Environmental Science). Preference will be given to individuals with a background in physical chemistry, as the successful candidate may be required to teach an Introductory Chemistry course and a course in Physical Chemistry on occasion.
Located on a beautifully maintained 80-acre campus along the bluffs of the Missouri River, Mount Marty's hallmark is outstanding teaching, small class size, and a strong commitment to the liberal arts in the Catholic Benedictine tradition. The College has been noted regionally for its strong science programs. The campus is minutes away from Lewis & Clark Lake, one of South Dakota's most popular recreation areas, and is within driving distance of the Twin Cities and Omaha.
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy which includes addressing the value of undergraduate research, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references to Julie Dather, Director of Human Resource, Mount Marty College, 1105 W 8th St, Yankton, SD 57078 (e-mail applications are encouraged, send to firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. More detailed information about Mount Marty College, including the mission statement, can be found at www.mtmc.edu. Mount Marty College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.