Purpose: The Department of Physics at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic institution, is receiving applications to teach a lower division course, Introduction to Space Sciences, during spring quarter 2017. The course runs 10 weeks with an 11th week of finals. This course is approved for the University Core and must be taught from an approved syllabus. Spring quarter starts on April 3, 2017.
Salary: Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer; $6,500 per course
Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physics or a related field.
Responsibilities: Duties include but are not limited to: Teaching one section of Physics 8, Introduction to Space Sciences.1. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with the assigned course, including: a) conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students, b) assigning and evaluating student work including exams and written assignments, c) holding weekly office hours on campus, d) submitting student grades to the Office of 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.
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.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants: 1. Letter of interest, specifying qualifications and any teaching experience 2. Statement addressing suitability to teach the specific courses to be covered 3. Curriculum vitae 4. Contact information for two professional references who can comment on teaching ability
About Santa Clara University Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias 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.
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. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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