Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Three Term Adjunct Teaching Positions

Posted: April 29, 2014
Status: Closed

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

PHYS P15 - Astronomy I: The Solar System

This is an on-campus, introductory undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~240 students. Candidates should have a Ph.D and teaching experience at the University level in Astronomy/Physics. This is a fall term appointment for the period September 1 ‐ Dec 31, 2014, with classes in session from September 8 ‐ November 28, 2014.

PHYS P16 - Astronomy II: The Active Universe

This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~240 students. Candidates should have a Ph.D and teaching experience at the University level in Astronomy/Physics. This is a winter term appointment for the period January 1 ‐ April 30, 2015, with classes in session from January 5 ‐ April 3, 2015.

PHYS 315 - Physical Processes in Astrophysics

This is an on-campus upper year undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~40 students. Candidates should have a Ph.D and teaching experience at the University level in Astronomy/Physics. This is a winter term appointment for the period January 1 ‐ April 30, 2015, with classes in session from January 5 ‐ April 3, 2015.


Application Info and Process

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 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 Department Manager, Peggy Hauschildt at ph17@queensu.ca, 613-533-2169.

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://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement. A candidate qualified to teach may be considered for appointment to a Term Adjunct position as defined by the Collective Agreement for All Faculty, Librarians and Archivist between QUFA and Queen's University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. If a graduate student is teaching a course in a different discipline than they are registered, then they would be eligible for appointment as a Term Adjunct.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference 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 directly to:

Dr. David Hanes, Acting Head
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Stirling Hall, 64 Bader Lane
Queen's University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

 

Applications will be received until May 31, 2014. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and 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.