Friday, May 23, 2014

FT Adjunct, Santa Clara Univ CA

The Department of Physics at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, seeks a full time academic year adjunct lecturer (non-tenure track), for a one-year term beginning in Fall 2014. The selected candidate will be required to teach the equivalent of six quarter-long courses in General Physics.
Department, Program, Center
College or School
College of Arts and Sciences
$44,400-$46,800 per year depending on experience; benefits eligible
Basic Qualifications
Ph.D. in Physics and experience teaching introductory physics classes at the undergraduate level.
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Teach a course load not to exceed two courses per quarter and 6 courses per academic year.
Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with these courses, including
  • Conducting all assigned class and laboratory meetings.
  • Assigning and evaluating written work, projects, and exams that align with course learning objectives.
  • Holding weekly office hours on campus.
  • Assigning and submitting student grades to the Registrar’s office by the designated deadline.
  • Administering numerical and narrative course evaluations to students in all courses.
  • Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or by the Chair of the Physics Department.
Start Date

Work Authorization
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application Procedure:
  • a letter of interest, specifying qualifications and any teaching experience
  • a statement addressing suitability to teach the specific courses to be covered
  • a curriculum vitae
  • contact information for two professional references to comment on teaching ability
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About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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