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Adjunct Instructor for Physical Science/General Physics

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Based on Collective Bargaining Agreement
Posted Date
Aug 3, 2023

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Job Title: Adjunct Instructor, Physical Science, General Physics
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Department of Chemistry and Physics
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: TBD
Reports to: Dr. Carla Gallagher, Associate Professor and Interim Chair




Conducts University courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.



  • Responsible for teaching during the AY 2021/2022.Teaching duties will include Physical Science Lectures, Physical Science Labs, Freshman Physics Labs.
  • Prepares labs for students and conducts them.
  • Grades lab reports and explains the grades to the students.
  • Other relevant duties can be assigned.



  • A Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related discipline.



  • Previous experience (at least 3 years) with teaching undergraduate physics labs and lectures;
  • Familiarity with teaching Physical Science (Exploring the Universie, Conceptual Physics) to non-major students (social sciences and arts, Computer Science, Business, Nursing) is an advantage.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with CANVAS and Labster is an advantage;



  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must be able to make decisions supporting the department’s mission and goals.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and projects and prioritize based on departmental functionality.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Must have interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse organization.
  • Must have a high level of professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.




Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule including possible evening and weekend work. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.




Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, and bend and reach.



The application should include:

  • A letter of application.
  • A current curriculum vita.
  • Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will suffice for initial screening).
  • Three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Other documentation may be requested.

Specific questions can be directed to Dr. Andrey Semichaevsky, Associate Professor and Interim co-Chair for Physics and Engineering Science, Department of Chemistry and Physics,

Lincoln University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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