Employment Description

Assistant Professor of Physics
Date Posted 06/27/2017
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, in Winona, MN invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physics.  As a member of the undergraduate Department of Physics, the successful candidate will teach both lecture and laboratory courses to undergraduate physics majors, service courses for science majors outside of physics, and general education courses for students in the liberal arts.

Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Teach physics courses combining both lecture and laboratory as per standard credit load
  • Teach astronomy courses combining both lecture and laboratory as per standard credit load.
  • Teach general education courses to non-physics majors in the liberal arts  
  • Serve as academic student advisor to advisees on understanding and reinforcement of course content, academic sequence and program selections that define and develop educational plans
  • Perform activities related to assessment of student learning
  • Participate in commencement exercises, department administrative work, serve on faculty committees as required, and fulfill other required university commitments.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • Ph. D. in Physics from an accredited institution of higher learning 
  • 1 year of experience teaching undergraduate physics courses, both lecture and labs. 
  • 1 year of experience teaching courses in astronomy
  • 1 year of post-doctoral research experience
  • Demonstrated experience in effective mentoring of students in a classroom and individual setting
  • Advanced knowledge and skill in instructional strategies and content delivery models
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check
Additional Required Materials Letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, teaching philosophy statement, and teaching evaluations, if available.
Application Review Date 07/27/2017
Starting Date 08/20/2018
Contact David Miliotis
Contact Email dmilioti@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.