The Department of Physics at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic university, seeks a quarterly adjunct lecturer (non-tenure-track) to teach one upper division course for physics majors, Quantum Computation & Information, during the spring quarter of 2018. Spring quarter starts on April 3, 2018 and is 10 weeks long, with an 11th week for final exams.
Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field. Ability to teach quantum physics effectively at the undergraduate level. Excellent communication skills.
Duties include but are not limited to:
1. Teaching one lecture section of Physics 141, Quantum Computation & Information; 2. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with the assigned course, including: a) Conducting and appearing at all assigned class meetings in a timely and prepared way; b) Assigning and evaluating assignments that align with the course description and course learning outcomes, and providing timely feedback to the student; c) Holding regular office hours on campus; d) Submitting student grades that are appropriate, accurate and fair measures of student performance to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline; e) Administering numerical and narrative course evaluations for all courses; f) Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.