Sessional Instructor - Department of Physics - Faculty of Science - Summer 2017

Competition Number: 
11SI17
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 1, 2017
Department: 
Department of Physics - Faculty of Science
Position: 
Sessional Instructor
Contract: 
Summer 2017

The Department of Physics of the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Instructor during the forthcoming First Summer Session in 2017. Applicants already on the Sessional Roster will be given priority. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

PHYS 1110 General Physics I
This course emphasizes the fundamentals of mechanics and is intended as a first course in physics for all students requiring at least one semester of physics to complete their degree programs. Topics include vectors, kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, gravitation, circular motion, static equilibrium, moment of inertia, torque, rotational motion and conservation of energy and momentum. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.

Qualifications:
Successful applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Physics or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:
Dr. Bill Whelan
Chair, Department of Physics
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4P3
Email: wwhelan@upei.ca
Fax: 902-566-0419

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is March 15, 2017

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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