Adjunct Instructor - Summer 2022, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 80313 - 80316 Location:
UMKC Volker Campus Full/Part Time:
Part-Time Job ID:
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Seeking qualified adjunct instructors to teach introductory physics courses during the summer 2022 semester (Jun 6 to Jul 29, 2022). Courses are General Physics I and II (algebra-based), and Physics for Scientists and Engineers I and II (calculus-based), which cover primarily electricity and magnetism. Duties include preparing and delivering lectures, grading and course administration. We are accepting applications for either in-person or on-line instruction.
MS in Physics, Astronomy, science education, or a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours completed in physics content; or a high-school instructor with UMKC HSCP (High-school College Program) dual-credit instruction experience.
Knowledge of how to engage intellectually with students using best practices in student-centered teaching to help STEM-minded students with varying levels of preparation develop a growth mindset and succeed academically.
Full Time/Part Time
Part-Time, unranked, non-tenure track
$4,000 per 3-hour algebra-based course*
$5,000 per 4-hour calculus-based course*
*(there may be additional compensation for accompanying lab section instruction if needed)
May 1, 2022
Combine the following into one PDF document and upload as a resume attachment and apply through the UMKC Human Resources website: https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/.
- 1-page cover letter
- List of professional references
An official copy of transcripts(s), showing degree(s) with courses completed, and conferring institution will be required before an official offer is made to the candidate. The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of transcript(s) must be sent to the Department of Physics and Astronomy, attention: Daphne Hunter, 5110 Rockhill Road, Rm 257-C3 Flarsheim Hall, Kansas City, MO 64110 or e-mail at [email protected]. Appointments are contingent upon verification of degree.
Position reports to the department chairperson.
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