Friday, September 30, 2016

Assistant Professor of Physics - Saint Martin's University - TT - Review of applications will begin November 15th and the position will remain open until filled.

Saint Martin’s University, an independent university located in western Washington, invites applications for a full-time, entry-level, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Physics in the Department of Natural Sciences, beginning August 2017. The area of specialization is open; however, the successful applicant is expected to teach introductory courses for science, engineering, and general education students, laboratory sections as well as upper-division courses to support the new physics minor. Physics faculty are also expected to rotate their commitment by teaching a First Year Seminar course each year. Interest in teaching computational physics and/or astronomy topics is a plus. The successful candidate will be both an active scholar and an excellent classroom instructor, able to teach a broad range of courses under a 12-credit teaching load per semester. Class enrollments range between 20 and 25 students, with upper-level classes being smaller.

Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research and a PhD are required, as is a willingness to support the Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts tradition of Saint Martin’s University.

Candidates must have valid documentation permitting them to work in the US from the date on which the appointment at Saint Martin’s takes effect. The positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The following items should be saved as a pdf and sent via email to Ms. Tiffany McDuffy,, with subject line “Physics Search”: CV, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, copies of undergrad and graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three references.  References will be contacted once semi-final candidates have been identified. 

Questions and inquiries regarding the advertised position can be directed to Dr. Greg Milligan, Chair of the Search Committee at or 360-438-4314. Review of applications will begin November 15th and the position will remain open until filled.

Saint Martin’s University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.