Job title: Sessional Instructor – Department of Physics – Faculty of Science – Winter 2025

Company: University of Prince Edward Island

Job description: The Department of Physics has the following opening for a sessional instructor for the upcoming Winter 2025 Semester. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.Please note: the course offered below will be taught in person, unless otherwise specified as an online course.PHYS 2920-01 – Stars, Galaxies and the UniverseThis course is an introduction to the study of astronomical objects and phenomena. Topics of study include observation of Earth’s sky, gravity, light, and its use in astronomical instruments; properties and energy production of our Sun; methods of measuring astronomical distances; the structure, energy, and evolution of stars; interstellar matter and the structure of the Milky Way galaxy; other galaxies; cosmology; and some other related topics of interest.Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory or field observations per week.
Note: The Instructor will be responsible for teaching both the lecture and lab components of this class.Qualifications:Successful applicants will have a minimum of a Master’s degree in physics or a related area.Preference will be given to the qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster and full-time and term contract Faculty Members of the Academic unit.Application Instructions:Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees by email to:Dr. James Polson, Chair
Department of Physics
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE C1A 4P3
Email:UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute.UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.Closing date for applications is July 19, 2024.

Location: Prince Edward Island

Job date: Sun, 07 Jul 2024 03:37:23 GMT