Wednesday, March 18, 2015

1-Year FT Adjunct at Santa Clara State, 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 2015. The selected candidate will be required to teach at least six quarter-long courses in Physics for Scientists and Engineers.
Salary$46,200-$48,600 for six courses per year depending on teaching experience; benefits eligible
Basic Qualifications
Ph.D. in Physics and experience teaching introductory physics classes at the undergraduate level.
Preferred Qualifications
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Teach a course load of at least two courses per quarter and at least 6 courses per academic year.
• Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with the assigned course, including: conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students, assigning and evaluating student work including exams and written assignments, holding weekly office hours on campus, and submitting student grades to the Registrar by the designated deadline, and administering numeric and narrative evaluations to all students.
• Fulfilling other necessary instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the dean or the departmental chair.
Start Date09/01/2015
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.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date03/17/2015
Close Date07/31/2015
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Letter of interest, specifying qualifications and any teaching experience
2. Curriculum vitae
3. First professional reference contact information who can comment on teaching ability
4. Second professional reference contact information who can comment on teaching ability
Additional Information
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.
EEO Statement
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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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