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Adjunct Faculty, Physics

Fairfield University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 14, 2020
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

Fairfield University's College of Arts and Sciences is soliciting applications from qualified candidates holding Master¹s or Ph. D. degrees in Physics or related STEM fields.

Courses taught by adjuncts or visiting instructors are for students at the beginning undergraduate level. Instructors are mainly needed to teach sections of General Physics, and General Physics laboratories. Also of
immediate interest are instructors who would like to teach courses for non-science-majors, such as Astronomy, Cosmology, Light & Color, Sound and Music, Physics of Sports, Energy and the Environment, Science and
Technology for Future Presidents, and similar. Classes will preferably be taught during the day, but a few sections may be arranged to be offered in the evenings.

From time-to-time, upper division physics, biomedical physics, joint engineering courses or other specialized upper level courses may be available for adjuncts or visiting instructors with proper qualifications and interests. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have something of interest to STEM students that is highly related to physics and applied physics.


A Master's degree or higher is required.

Application Instructions:

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

***Please electronically submit your resume, cover letter and/or CV materials.


Academic - Adjunct Faculty

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the "My Experience" section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying. Faculty Positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description. Staff positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to

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