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Adjunct Faculty - Physics and Earth-Space Science

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The Department of Physics and Earth-Space Science at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for an Adjunct Professor of Physics and Earth-Space Science. This position is to teach in person at the University of Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN. Candidates should be willing to use inquiry-based, learner centered methods to teach up to 14 credit hours (per academic year) of introductory Physics and/or Earth-Space science courses including Physics with Algebra, Physics with Calculus, Elements of Chemistry and Physics, Introduction to Earth-Space Science, Physical Geography, and/or Geohazards.

Candidates must possess a Master’s degree, the ability to teach introductory Physics and/or Earth-Space science, and the desire to engage in student-centered teaching. Familiarity with active learning techniques is preferred.

  • Teaches and evaluates up to 14 hours of introductory Physics and/or Earth-Space science courses in one academic year
  • Master's degree required, Ph.D. preferred
  • Ability to teach introductory Earth science required
  • Ability to teach physical geography required
  • Ability to teach geohazards preferred
  • Desire to engage in student-centered teaching required
  • Familiarity with active learning techniques preferred
Company Description

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded, and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

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University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private United Methodist Church-affiliated university in Indianapolis, Indiana

Since opening our doors in 1902, the University of Indianapolis has been building a culture of connectedness with a unique emphasis on giving back through service-learning and volunteer work. As an academic ecosystem interconnected with the city of Indianapolis, here, you’re surrounded with myriad opportunities, including museums, music, culture, service, and more ways to grow and emerge greater. 

At UIndy, personal attention isn't just for students. You'll find a family-like atmosphere where coworkers quickly become friends, and colleagues provide support and encouragement both on the job and off. Combine that great environment with outstanding education benefits and an array of insurance coverage, vacation time and other perks, and you've got a workplace that is hard to beat.

Personal attention and applied learning are top priorities at UIndy. Just as you encourage your students' academic growth, UIndy supports your career growth and research pursuits. Plus, we're just 10 minutes from downtown, so you'll enjoy the many cultural and entertainment opportunities Indianapolis has to offer.


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