Term Adjunct Positions - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy, Queen's University

City: Kingston, Ontario

Description

Term Adjunct Teaching Positions Available

The Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy at Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching the following courses:

PHYS 206 - Dynamics
This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~50 students. Candidates should ideally have a Ph.D and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a fall term appointment for the period of September 1 ‐ December 31, 2019, with classes starting on September 5, 2019.

PHYS 315 - Physical Processes in Astrophysics
This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~20 students. Candidates should ideally have a Ph.D and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a fall term appointment for the period of September 1 ‐ December 31, 2019, with classes starting on September 5, 2019.

PHYS 212 – Vibrations and Waves
This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~50 students. Candidates should ideally have a Ph.D and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a winter term appointment for the period of January 1 ‐ April 30, 2020, with classes starting on January 6, 2020.

ENPH 213 – Computational Engineering Physics
This is an on-campus, undergraduate course in computational methods for ~75 Engineering Physics students. Candidates should ideally be a Professional Engineer and have a Ph.D and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a winter term appointment for the period of January 1 ‐ April 30, 2020, with classes starting on January 6, 2020.

PHYS 250 – Foundations of Experimental Physics
This is an on-campus, undergraduate lab course with an expected enrollment of ~55 students that is co-taught with one other instructor. Candidates should have a Ph.D., strong laboratory skills and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a winter term appointment for the period of January 1 ‐ April 30, 2020, with classes starting on January 6, 2020.

PHYS 250/ ENPH 252 – Management of Experimental Data
This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~135 students. It is a stand-alone course for the Engineering Physics students and the lecture part of the PHYS 250 laboratory course. Candidates should ideally have a Ph.D and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a winter term appointment for the period of January 1 ‐ April 30, 2020, with classes starting on January 6, 2020.

ENPH/PHYS 453 - Advanced Physics Laboratory
This is an on-campus, advanced undergraduate lab course with an expected enrollment of ~70 students that is co-taught with two other instructors. Candidates should have a Ph.D., strong laboratory skills and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a winter term appointment for the period of January 1 ‐ April 30, 2020, with classes starting on January 6, 2020.

Application Info and Process
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy Undergraduate Program Assistant, Melissa Balson at 4mjb5@queensu.ca, 613-533-2706.

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
Applications should include:
• A cover letter indicating the courses they are interested in teaching and including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph;
• a complete and current curriculum vitae;
• letters of reference sent directly from two (2) referees;
• and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc.

Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent by mail or email to:

Dr. Marc Dignam, Head
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Stirling Hall, 64 Bader Lane
Queen's University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6
physhead@queensu.ca

Review of applications will begin on June 30, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. The final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/physics.

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Email: physhead@solutaqueensu.ca