Assistant Professor, Physics

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The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor line in any sub-discipline of physics starting in Fall 2021. The position entails teaching an introductory physics sequence, upper-level physics courses, and related labs. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Physics and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Research (area open) appropriate to an undergraduate institution is expected.

Saint Mary’s College is a four-year, Catholic liberal arts college for women. The current physics program established in 2016 supports a minor in physics, and majors in physics, and physics and applied mathematics. The physics program supports about ten majors a year. The College has a commitment to excellence in STEM education for women and seeks to prepare women, particularly those from underrepresented groups, to be leaders in the wider STEM community.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and research plans in physics. In your materials, please address evidence of teaching effectiveness and evidence of your commitment to addressing issues of diversity in the classroom and at the college.

Applications should be sent to: Physics Search Committee, Saint Mary’s College, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Applications may also be sent electronically to Ms. Kathy Ragland, Administrative Assistant at [email protected] Review of applications will begin 12/15/2020 and continue until the position is filled. Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In keeping with the College's mission, Saint Mary's is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.




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Posted: 11/16/2020
Application Due: 1/15/2021
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