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North Park University
Chicago, Illinois
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The College of Arts and Sciences at North Park University seeks applications for multiple adjunct Faculty in the Department of Physics and Engineering for the spring of 2022.

The successful adjunct candidate will be committed to teaching in a multicultural environment and welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities. We expect to have full in-person instruction for Fall semester with opportunities for flexible schedules including day and night classes and depending on the conditions with Covid, be apply to pivot to online instruction as needed. Adjunct Faculty instructors are responsible for course planning and instruction in classroom and laboratory settings. In addition, adjunct faculty are responsible for student evaluations, and timely and accurate submission of required paperwork related to instruction.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in a field related to the discipline being taught, or a master’s degree plus 18 semester hours of graduate-level credit in the discipline being taught.
  • Discipline specific teaching experience at the College level is desirable.

Course Needs:

  • Physics and Engineering: PHEN 2510 Electronics for Scientists
  • Physics and Engineering: PHEN 2520 Electronics for Scientists Lab
  • Physics and Engineering: PHEN 3110 Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Physics and Engineering: PHEN 3510 Quantum Mechanics

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of teaching philosophy to:

Dr. Matthew Schau

Interim Dean


North Park University

3225 W. Foster Ave.

Box 57

Chicago, IL 60625

[email protected]

Electronic submissions preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately.

About North Park:

Founded in 1891, North Park University is a Christian university of over 3,200 students from around the country and world. The institution is owned by the Evangelical Covenant Church and seeks applicants for employment with a personal commitment to ethnic diversity, the city, and our mission of Christian higher education. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage underrepresented groups to apply.


Working at North Park University 

Located on the North side of Chicago, North Park University is a comprehensive and Christian liberal arts university that serves nearly 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from around the country and the world. Within a diverse, close-knit, urban community, North Park offers more than 40 undergraduate majors8 bachelor’s degree-completion majors19 master’s degrees, and more than 30 graduate-level certificate programs for continuing professional education. By integrating faith with learning—as it has done since its founding in 1891—North Park University continues to focus on the important task of preparing students for lives of significance and service.

North Park has consistently ranked in the top tier of Midwest regional universities, according to U.S. News & World Report, and has been ranked among the top 50 Christian colleges and Universities by We consistently produce Fulbright award-winning students and faculty. Institutional accreditation at North Park University is provided by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Our campus is a blend of urban life, open spaces, and modern academic resources. Situated in the North Park and Albany Park neighborhoods of the city, the University makes its home in one of the most ethnically diverse communities of the country. Through engaging our neighborhood and city, we enrich our campus life and build important connections to the diverse people of Chicago whose roots extend around the globe.

As an employer, North Park offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including tuition benefits for employees and their spouses/dependents. The University welcomes faculty and staff professing the Christian faith, from a wide range of traditions, and is committed to building a diverse, collegial, and supportive academic atmosphere.

More facts about North Park University in Chicago:

  • 6 schools offering professional graduate programs: 19 master's degrees and 35 graduate-level certificate programs
  • 116 full-time faculty; 85% with terminal degrees
  • More than 750 total faculty and staff members (Full and part-time)
  • 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio
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