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Adjunct Faculty Credit – Physics

Harper College
Palatine, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 28, 2024

We are Harper College…the college in your community.

The College was established by referendum in 1965 and opened September 1967. It is named for Dr. William Rainey Harper, a pioneer in the junior college movement in the United States and the first president of the University of Chicago.

Harper College is now one of the nation’s premier community colleges and one of the largest, serving approximately 29,000 students annually in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College’s academic programs prepare students for rewarding careers and for transfer to four-year universities. Harper offers associate degree and certification programs, advanced career programs, workforce training, professional development, continuing education classes, accelerated degree options for adults and developmental education programs.


Starting Pay Rate : Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information : Evenings

Job Description : Teaching PHY 202 General Physics I: Electricity & Magnetism

Education Requirements : Master’s degree in physics or appropriate engineering discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate-level coursework in appropriate physics and/or engineering courses; or master’s degree in a related field with 18 credit hours in graduate-level physics.

Experience Requirements : Previous experience teaching algebra-based at the college level, use of microcomputer-based labs and ability to work with course management systems such as Blackboard are preferred qualifications. The teaching requirement may be fulfilled through a program of supervised teaching as a graduate student.

Required Documents : ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Applicable Benefits : We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with some tuition waivers available after 3 semesters; sick and personal business leave; and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Development Program.


Harper College Mathematics and Sciences provides transfer ready courses in computer sciences, engineering and mathematics.


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