The Department of Physics at the University of Portland invites applications for a full-time instructor position starting August 2017, pending final budgetary approval. A Masters degree or PhD in physics or closely related field is required.
Responsibilities include 4 courses per semester, teaching primarily introductory physics.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Benefits include: medical & dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, sick time, tuition remission benefits generally starting after 90 days (employee) or 2 years (spouse and children) of employment, retirement contributions generally starting after 2 years of employment, and eligibility for the University’s home purchase assistance program.
A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable with application; official transcripts will be required before final hiring), a statement of teaching philosophy, and 2 letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching.
A background investigation check is required after an offer of employment is made and before final hiring procedures can be completed. Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university of 4200 students with a mission of teaching & learning, faith & formation, and service & leadership. The University of Portland is an equal opportunity employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without unlawful regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender), religion, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, and all other classes protected by law. Please visit our website at www.up.edu for more information about the University.
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The University of Portland is an independent, four-year Catholic institution in Portland, Oregon affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross with over 4,000 students, who come from around the nation and the world, as well as over 1,000 faculty and staff. The University is located up on a bluff in a residential neighborhood overlooking the Willamette River and the city of Portland, Oregon.
F...ull time employment benefits for permanent positions include: medical & dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, sick time, tuition remission benefits generally starting after 90 days (employee) or 2 years (spouse and children) of employment, retirement contributions generally starting after 2 years of employment, and eligibility for the University’s home purchase assistance program.
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