Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

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

Term Adjunct Teaching Positions Available

Posted On: July 15, 2020
Status: Review of applications will begin on July 15 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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

Fall Term:

PHYS 118 - Basic Physics

This is an online, undergraduate course with an expected enrollment of ~750 students that is co-taught with another instructor. Candidates should ideally have a Ph.D and some teaching experience at the University level in Physics. This is a fall-winter term appointment for the period of September 1, 2020 ‐ April 30, 2021, with classes starting as early as September 8, 2020.

Winter Term:

APSC 112- Physics II

This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrollment of ~700 students that is co-taught with three other instructors. 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, 2021, with classes starting on January 4, 2021.

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 https://www.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.

Application 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. Robert Knobel, 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 July 15, 2020 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 https://www.queensu.ca/physics.

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