Faculty Part-time - Physics and Applied Physics

University of Massachusetts Lowell
UMass Lowell

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Science & Technology, Physical Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 508886
Position type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Physics and Applied Physics
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Applications Open: Jun 14 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Department of Physics and Applied Physics at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for part-time Adjunct Faculty (teaching load 1-2 courses per semester).

The successful candidates will be expected to begin in Sept 2021 and assist in teaching a range of
introductory classes including Physics I, II and III (calculus based) and General Physics I (algebra based).

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • PhD in Physics or related field (must have PhD by the time of appointment)
  • Demonstrated teaching ability in Physics and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will close after an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

Please include a CV and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.


Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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