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Adjunct Faculty - School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Physics

Stockton University
Galloway - Main Campus

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Title:Adjunct Faculty - School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Physics Location:Galloway - Main Campus Job Category:Adjunct Faculty Department:Natural Science & Math (230005) Salary:Current SFT Adjunct Rate: $1,575 per credit = $6,300 per course Work Hours:As needed - days/evenings Overview:Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at


The School of Natural Science and Mathematics at Stockton University is expanding its pool of qualified adjunct (part-time) instructors to teach a variety of undergraduate level courses in Physics on our Galloway Campus.

Opportunities may exist to teach a flexible schedule that may include teaching assignments during days, evenings and weekends.

The job will be posted continuously to expand Stockton University’s pool of qualified adjunct (part-time) instructors. Screening of applications are completed when open positions are available.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of being “up-to-date” with their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date. Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.


Please visit the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences webpage for additional information about our programs and course offerings.

Adjunct instructors are expected to:

  • Teach assigned classes in accordance with the requirements of the Program. The Program Coordinator is the person of contact for curriculum, scheduling, and operations of the program. Our program has a strong need for adjunct professors to teach introductory calculus and algebra based Physics and Physics Labs.
  • Submit a syllabus each semester—electronic or hardcopy—to the designated staff member in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
  • Hold classes for all scheduled class meeting times, for the full class schedule, unless prior arrangements have been negotiated.
  • Respond to student concerns in a timely manner.
  • Promptly report any potentially serious student problems to the designated Program Coordinator of your course.
  • Administer the Individual Development & Educational Assessment [IDEA] to your students following the guidelines and the schedule determined by the Stockton University.
  • Report your absences and class cancellations to the designated staff of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the Assistant Dean.
  • Frequently monitor your Stockton e-mail and voicemail, and School mailbox for essential information.
  • Use your Stockton e-mail for all official electronic correspondence with students, offices of the university, faculty and staff and in compliance with the university’s Computer and Telecommunication Services Acceptable Use Standards.
  • Attend meetings as invited, including orientation for new adjunct faculty.
  • Act in compliance with Stockton University Code of Ethics—
  • Use the Blackboard course site to manage all operations of your course. Post the course syllabus on the Blackboard site no later than the first day of class. Post student scores for course assignments and exams on the Blackboard site in a timely and continuous manner.
  • Enter final grades in accordance with the Stockton University’s academic calendar.
  • Adhere to all applicable Stockton University Policies and Procedures.
  • In addition, where applicable, the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics expects you to attend OSHA Lab Standards Training Program if you are teaching laboratory sections.
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.
  • Master’s degree in subject or related area and/or relevant teaching experience in subject area is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Physics or a related field
Minimum Education Required:Master's Degree Required Documents:Letter of Interest, Resume, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Unofficial Transcripts How To Apply:

The job will be posted continuously to expand Stockton University’s pool of qualified adjunct (part-time) instructors. Screening of applications are completed when open positions are available.

Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  4. Short (1/2-page) teaching philosophy statement
  5. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.


Working at Stockton University 

Stockton University is one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions. This distinguished college of arts, sciences and professional studies is noted for exceptional program offerings and an interdisciplinary approach to learning, while also providing students with a diverse, high-quality student, faculty and staff population.

The main campus is located on nearly 2,000 acres of the beautiful Pinelands National Reserve, with additional instructional sites in Atlantic City, Hammonton and Manahawkin.

Although young, founded in 1969, Stockton already has a tradition of anticipating and leading changes that other universities and colleges follow. Stockton offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, and a doctoral degree program, all designed to challenge the best and the brightest: our students. We also offer many of the academic, technological and cultural advantages of a large university, but with the community spirit typical of smaller colleges.

Students (Fall 2012)

  • 8,400 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students
  • 1,003 first-time freshmen
  • 1,067 transfer  students


  • Noted for our distinguished faculty, including Stephen Dunn, winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Wendel A. White, awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003
  • 95% of our professors hold the highest degree in their field

Special Recognition

  • Ranked once again among the Best Universities/Master's in the North (2013) by U.S. News and World Report, Stockton was named among this category's Top 50 (47th) and is among the Top-15 public institutions (11th).
  • Classified as a "highly selective college" by the Princeton Review.
  • Environmental Studies and Marine Science programs were selected by Peterson's Guides and the Alliance for Environmental Education for inclusion in Education for the Earth: A Guide to Top Environmental Studies Programs.
  • The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Research Center fosters research in holocaust studies to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust, and to educate present and future generations in understanding racism, anti-Semitism, hatred and oppression.
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