The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Maine seeks to fill one or more part-time temporary (adjunct) faculty positions in Physics and Astronomy for fall 2019.
One or more courses or laboratory or recitation sections may be offered to part-time, temporary faculty members during the fall 2019 semester. Courses available could include Physics for Engineers and Physical Scientists (I or II), General Physics, or Technical Physics.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: syllabus development aligned with departmental expectations, lesson planning, assignment design, grading, office hours, correspondence with students, use of Blackboard learning management system and/or other instructional software, course coordination meetings with other faculty members, and required orientation and training.
Part-time temporary faculty members may be rehired in subsequent semesters based on course availability, schedule, funding, and performance. Continuation is subject to the terms of the PATFA bargaining agreement and other applicable university policies.
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- Bachelor’s degree in Physics or a closely related field.
- Academic preparation adequate for the courses/sections to be taught.
- Master’s degree in Physics or a closely related field.
- At least two years’ college teaching experience.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: July 1, 2019
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: July 15, 2019
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: August 1, 2019
Tentative start date: September 3, 2019
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair John Thompson at email@example.com or 207-581-1015.
Appropriate background checks are required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).