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Lab Instructor, Physics 2

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Application Process: 1. Letter of interest, specifying qualifications and teaching experience 2. Statement addressing suitability to teach this course 3. Curriculum vitae 4. Contact information for two professional references who can comment on teaching ability

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Lab Instructor, Physics 2
Department, Program, Center Physics
Specialty or Subdiscipline Astronomy
Requisition Number FAC000864
College or School College of Arts and Sciences

Position Summary Information

Purpose

The Department of Physics at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, is accepting applications to teach a lower-division laboratory course, Introduction to Astronomy: The Solar System during spring quarter 2018. Spring quarter classes begin on April 3, 2018.

Salary $3300 per lab
Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Physics is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching Astronomy at College level.

Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to:
Teaching one section of Physics 2 laboratory.

1. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with the assigned course, including:
a) conducting all assigned lab meetings,
b) assigning and evaluating student work,
c) holding weekly office hours on campus,
d) submitting student grades to the Registrar by the designated deadline.
e) administering numerical and narrative course evaluations to students in all courses.
f) fulfilling other necessary instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the dean or the departmental chair.

Start Date 04/01/2018
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 Date 12/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Process:

1. Letter of interest, specifying qualifications and teaching experience
2. Statement addressing suitability to teach this course
3. Curriculum vitae
4. Contact information for two professional references 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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Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • SCU Website
    • SCU: University Promotion/Transfer
    • Periodical
    • SCU Employee
    • Conference
    • Assoc of Jesuit Colleges & Universities
    • CAL Jobs
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Indeed
    • Twitter
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    • Other
  2. Do you have a Ph.D. in Physics?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have experience teaching introductory physics at the undergraduate level?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest: Qualifications and Relevant Experience
Optional Documents