Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

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

Available Term Adjunct Teaching Positions 

Posted On: April 28, 2017
Status: Closed May 31, 2017

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

ASTR 101 – 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 some teaching experience at the University level in Astronomy/Physics. This is a fall term appointment for the period of September 1 ‐ December 31, 2017, with classes starting on September 11, 2017.


PHYS 206 - Dynamics

This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~60 students. Candidates should 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, 2017, with classes starting on September 11, 2017.


PHYS 432: Electromagnetic Theory

This is an on-campus, advanced undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~35 students. Candidates should 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, 2017, with classes starting on September 11, 2017.


PHYS 831 - Electromagnetic Theory

This is an on-campus, lecture course for graduate students with an expected enrollment of ~15 students.  Candidates should 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, 2017, with classes starting on September 11, 2017.


ENPH 353 - Engineering Physics Laboratory II

This is an on-campus, undergraduate lab course with an expected enrollment of ~70 students that is co-taught with one other instructor. Candidates should 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, 2017, with classes starting on September 11, 2017.


ENPH 225 - Mechanics

This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~70 students. Candidates should 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, 2018.


ENPH/PHYS 453 - Advanced Physics Laboratory

This is an on-campus, advanced undergraduate lab course with an expected enrollment of ~80 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, 2018.

 

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 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 https://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, Department Head
The Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Stirling Hall
64 Bader Lane
Queen's University
Kingston, ON
CANADA K7N 3N6
4mjb5@queensu.ca

Applications will be received until May 31, 2017. 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.