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Adjunct Faculty - Physics

Company: MCPHS University
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The School of Arts and Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach physics lab courses for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2022-Spring 2023). Labs are associated with introductory physics courses for majors in Pharmacy, Premedical/Health Studies, Chemistry, Biology, and Pharmaceutics. Students are primarily in the 2nd and 3rd years of their degree programs.

  • Delivers instruction for 3 hour laboratory sections
  • Comes prepared to teach, including reviewing background lecture material, experimental setups, lab protocols, instructor notes, lecture videos, etc. May also need to arrive before lab to set up experimental equipment
  • Assists student with data gathering and analysis while providing guidance and encouragement as needed.
  • Grades lab assignments in a timely manner
  • Communicates with course/lab coordinators in a professional and timely manner in preparation for teaching.
  • Attends any required pre-lab staff meetings
  • Replies to emails from students, lab coordinators, and administrators in a timely manner
  • Uses the University's learning management system to enter grades
  • Assists students through in-person and Zoom office hours or scheduled appointments, email, and through other University-approved mechanisms
  • Supports incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion in the curriculum

    • Advanced degree (masters or PhD) in physics
    • Commitment to undergraduate education and student success
    • Minimum of two (2) years teaching physics labs at the college/university level, preferred
    • Ability to clearly and succinctly communicate physics concepts underlying experiments to undergraduate students
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, effectively interacting with a wide array of parties at all levels (undergraduate students, faculty, course/lab coordinators, co-instructors, administration, staff)
    • Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment

      Physical Requirements

      • Work requires standing and walking as part of instruction
      • Must be able to use standard physics lab equipment
      • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs

        Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, please click here.
        Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
        MCPHS COVID-19 Policy
        We care about the health and safety of our students and employees and have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy, requiring employees to be fully vaccinated and tested on a regular basis. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a medical or sincerely held religious belief may request an exemption.
        About Us
        At MCPHS, we appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which everyone feels included and valued. Each of our Community members' unique experiences and perspectives add value to our ability to create and deliver the best education, academic service, and employee experience possible.
        MCPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates a diverse community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: MCPHS University, Boston , Adjunct Faculty - Physics, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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