Adjunct Faculty Position in Chemistry, Earth, or Physical Sciences

Date Posted: 10/30/2009

Job Description: 

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach one or more introductory chemistry, earth, or physical sciences courses as part of its General Education Program. The successful candidate should be prepared to implement student-centered learning in a small-class setting.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an appropriate area and have relevant teaching experience. Start date for this position is September, 2010. Lectures and laboratories may be taught Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. Salary will be paid on a per-course basis.

Soka University of America is a selective university offering a challenging program in the Liberal Arts with a focus on the Pacific Rim. The university is committed to a vision of an integrated interdisciplinary approach to education. The university aims to foster close intellectual relations between faculty and student by encouraging mentoring. An appreciation of the centrality of peace, freedom and human rights to the happiness of the individual and the world provides the founding impetus for the university and its mission.

Application deadline: We will begin to consider applications immediately, but will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. A letter of application, c.v., unofficial transcripts, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of references should be sent to:

Adjunct Faculty Position in Chemistry, Earth, or Physical Sciences
Edward M. Feasel, Ph.D.
Dean of Faculty
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Fax: (949) 480-4263

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.