Lecturer - Physics and Astronomy - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 3,500 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a one-semester appointment as a part-time Lecturer in the Department of Physics and Astronomy for the Fall 2013 semester.


Teaching responsibilities will consist of three lower division laboratory course: Two calculus based and two algebra-based lavs for the first semester of introductory physics. It's possible this position coulf continue into the spring term, and that coulfd include an introductiory physics lecture course as well as labs. 

Experience and Qualifications:

Candidates should hold a PhD in physics.  We seek an individual with a strong commitment to undergraduate, liberal arts education.   Prior teaching experience preferred.

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.stmarys-ca.edu.1) Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College2) A resume 3) The name and contact information for three (3) professional references. In addition, two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to: Jessica KintnerChair, Department of Physics and AstronomySaint Mary’s College of California1928 St. Mary’s RoadMoraga, CA 94575jkintner@stmarys-ca.edu http://physics. stmarys-ca.edu Initial Consideration: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Lecturer - Physics and Astronomy
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Physics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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