Wednesday, May 31, 2017

FT at Seattle University

The Department of Physics at Seattle University invites applications for a one year full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer to begin September 2017. The Department of Physics offers the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts degrees, with no graduate programs. The emphasis of the department faculty is on quality teaching and on involvement of physics majors in faculty research. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated teacher of physics at both the introductory level for students of many majors and at the intermediate and advanced course level for physics majors. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching a variety of lecture and laboratory physics courses over the three academic quarters during 2017-18.

Essential qualifications: A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline, demonstrated teaching excellence or promise of teaching excellence, and a commitment to undergraduate education are essential.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle's Capitol Hill. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Applicants should submit materials online at , including a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin June 26, 2017.