St. Mary's University
  • 04-Oct-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Physics
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

The Department of Physics and Environmental Science at St. Mary's University of San Antonio, a Catholic and Marianist university, invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Physics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall semester of 2019.


The department ( ) offers undergraduate degrees in Physics, Physics with a Biophysics Option, Applied Physics, and Environmental Science. The department has six full-time faculty members and approximately 75 undergraduate students. The department is located within the School of Science, Engineering and Technology (, which has six departments, about 950 undergraduate and graduate students, and 77 faculty and staff members. The school has seen significant growth over the past six years and is poised to continue its growth consistent with the SET Vision and the University's strategic plan Gateway: A Vision for St. Mary's University (


The department seeks faculty candidates with research interest in any field of physics, along with the ability to teach physics courses across the department and the ability to teach a general science course as part of our core curriculum. A PhD is strongly preferred, but ABD with anticipated degree completion within twelve months of the appointment will be considered. In addition, the ideal candidate should have a commitment to excellence in teaching, advising, research, program development and evaluation, teamwork, and service.


St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and it continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence and servant leadership. Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary, (, St. Mary's is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary's enrolls approximately 3,600 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs, including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate does not need to be of the Catholic faith, but is expected to support and contribute to the University's Marianist educational mission. St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are welcome; we actively encourage minorities and women to apply.


For full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2018; however, completed applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applications can be found at with the option to upload all supporting documents electronically. Along with the employment application, please also submit the following items via ApplicantPro: 1) a letter of application detailing interest in the position and a description of teaching and professional development goals, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of graduate transcripts, 4) teaching statement, and 5) research statement. Also, please arrange to have three (3) letters of reference sent to Ms. Sherry Wood at Electronic submission of applications and materials is strongly encouraged, however, incomplete applications, including missing letters of reference, may not be considered.


All inquiries and questions should be directed to Dr. Richard L Cardenas, Chair of the Search Committee, at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is accompanied by a strong benefits package. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

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