Adjunct Faculty, Lecturer of Physics

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO

ID: 7057002
Posted: April 16, 2019

Job Description

SUMMARY:

The Adjunct Faculty, Lecturer of Physics is responsible for teaching lecture and/or laboratory sections of 100-level physics courses, such as PHYS 100 Concepts of Physics, PHYS 101 Elementary Astronomy, PHYS 111/112 General Physics, PHYS 111L/112L General Physics Lab, PHYS 131 Fundamental Mechanics, PHYS 131L Fundamental Mechanics Lab, PHYS 132 Electromagnetism and Optics, PHYS 132L Electromagnetism and Optics Lab. The Adjunct Faculty, Lecturer of Physics will use course materials provided by CMU. Alternate materials may be used with the approval of the department head.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

Teach lecture and/or laboratory sections of 100-level physics courses.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:


REQUIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

At least 18 credit hours of graduate coursework in physics or a related field.

Effective communication skills.

DESIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

An MS or PhD is preferred, with the degree being in physics or a related field.

Teaching experience is desirable.


Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.

Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.





 

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