Adjunct Pool - Physics (Fall 2020)

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 16, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

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Job Description:

The MCLA Physics department invites applications to teach the following labs during the fall 2020 semester:

General Physics I Lab, 2 sections

This is the lab component of General Physics I, which is the first of a two-semester sequence, designed primarily for students in the biological and health sciences and others who desire a rigorous but non-calculus-based course that presents a complete introduction to physics. Covers vectors, one and two dimensional motion, Newton's laws, and rotational motion, conservation of energy and momentum, gravitation, wave motion, sound, heat and thermodynamics.

The labs are offered on Monday afternoons from 2:00 - 4:45 and on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30 - 5:15.


Candidates must hold a Master's degree or a Ph.D. in Physics;

Prior experience teaching laboratory is desired.

Additional Information:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit .

Application Instructions:

Please note that all part-time instructor postings are for adjunct pools. Positions may or may not be immediately available, however whenever openings occur, department chairs will turn to the adjunct pools to fill the openings.

Applicants to these pools will not hear back on their status unless an opening occurs and the department chair decides he/she wishes to interview that candidate to possibly fill the new opening.

To apply send a letter of interest, cv, teaching philosophy statement, and names and contact information of three references by clicking the APPLY NOW button below.

Review of applications will begin immediately.