Faculty Positions

Posting date:  11.03.12

Assistant Professor of Physics (Full-time)

The Department of Mathematics and Engineering at Schreiner University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physics. The successful candidate will teach calculus-based and algebra-based physics lectures and labs and some mathematics. Additionally, ability to teach technical graphics (AutoCad) and/or Astronomy is preferred.

Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and excellence in teaching. Experience in college teaching, academic advising, participation in curricular development and assessment, and supervision of undergraduate student research are highly desired.

Teaching in the University's groundbreaking interdisciplinary core curriculum also is expected. The successful candidate will participate fully in departmental duties, committee service, campus activities, and engage in scholarship and/or creative activities aligned with institutional goals. Teaching load is 12 hours per semester.

Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin November 19, 2012. Schreiner University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Qualifications: Position requires a minimum of a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline, although preference is for the earned doctorate or ABD with completion no later than August 2013 for tenure track.

Full-time: 9 month contract, exempt faculty position


How to apply: All candidate materials must be submitted in PDF format via email to hr@schreiner.edu.  Ideally, materials should be submitted in a single PDF file (no larger than 5MB).  The file should include:

  • Employment Application
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Teaching philosophy
  • The names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references
  • Other support materials such as teaching evaluations

For questions, please contact Mary Woods, Director of Human Resource Services, by email hr@schreiner.edu or by phone at 830.792.7375.


Schreiner University is a private university committed to liberal learning and professional preparation that has witnessed steady growth in its student enrollment and facilities over the past several years. Affiliated by choice and covenant with the Presbyterian Church (USA), Schreiner University is the premier institution of higher education in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Increasingly known for its programs in the Life Sciences, Visual Arts, and Integrity Ambassadors in Business program, as well as its commitment to integrative and interdisciplinary learning, this ambitious institution seeks faculty who can enhance the educational experience we offer to undergraduate and graduate students.

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