St.  Catherine University

Ranked Faculty -Department of Physics

Jun 30, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

The Department of Physics invites applicants for a one-year temporary full time ranked faculty position beginning September 5, 2018.

Teaching PHYS 1110 and 1120 calculus physics with lab for the 2018- 2019 academic year. Fall term starts September 5th and runs to December 20th. Spring term is February 4th to May 24th. Typical enrollment is 10-16 students. The successful candidate will also develop and teach labs for this particular course as well as serve as the laboratory instructor for the algebra course: PHYS 1080 and 1090 physics for the health sciences.

Lecture: PHYS 1110 PHYS 1120 9:35 - 10:40 AM, MWF
Lab Sections: 1:30 - 3:30 PM, W and 3:35-5:30 Monday (Meets with algebra Physics lab)
Algebra Physics Labs: 1:30-3:30 M and 1:30-3:30 F

• Design interactive lectures/activities for each class period.
• Teach weekly lab sections by either designing new or modifying current labs using available equipment.
• Set up/tear down labs in coordination with other professors.
• Hold office hours at least 2 hours per week.
• Grade homework, tests, daily assignments, and other assignments as assigned.
• Keep D2L course website up to date with all required class materials.
• Assign grades and monitor student progress.

Position Qualifications

Master's Degree or 18 graduate credits in physics, astronomy or engineering is required, Ph.D. preferred. Two years of physics teaching experience preferred.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university's Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply:
Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That website link is: ,Position number is: 20180017-FAC .Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Erick Agrimson at “Review of applications will begin on July 18th , 2018 and the position will remain open until filled.”

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