Physics/Astronomy/Atmospheric Science

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SMU

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 3600.1 Lab 

Experimental Physics I

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021, Exam period: 11 Dec – 21 Dec 2021)

Schedule: LABS Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 – 5:30 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

This course provides the student with the necessary skills to be a successful experimental (astro)physicist. Students assemble labs from advanced experimental equipment including computers and other digital devices, perform the experiment possibly over several weeks, and communicate their results in a scientifically useful fashion.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lab-session preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  *Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 14 July 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 1210.1L E Lab 

University Physics I Lab

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021)

Schedule: Lab Thursday 2:30 – 5:30 

Academic Calendar Description:

This calculus-based physics course is intended primarily for (astro) physics and chemistry majors and engineers. Topics include kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, rotational dynamics, and Newton’s law of gravitation. Emphasis is placed on problem solving skills.  Labs: 3 hrs/week.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  *Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that synchronous delivery of labs may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.  Lab section weight:  0.25 FCE.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 30 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

DAL
Position Title Part-Time Academic (PHYC 3200: Thermodynamics) September to December 2021
Posting Number PTAP789P
Department/Unit Physics and Atmospheric Science
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Duties include full responsibility for teaching, including preparation of course syllabus and teaching materials, course delivery of educational material, preparation and grading of assignments, quizzes, tests, and final exams. Reasonable office hours should be available to students. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must have an advanced degree in Physics (MSc or PhD), and must have critical thinking skills and relevant teaching experience at the university level. Excellent computing, organizational, and written communication skills are required.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment September-December 2021
Open Date 06/04/2021
Close Date 06/14/2021
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

SMU

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: ASTR 1000.1 A LECTURE 

The Sky & Planets

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021, Exam period: 11 Dec – 21 Dec 2021)

Schedule: LECTURES: Monday and Wednesday 5:30 – 6:45 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

This course provides an introduction to the Solar System for non-science students with little background in science and mathematics. Topics include: the celestial sphere and the night sky, locating astronomical objects, motions and phases of the moon, timekeeping and the calendar, history of astronomy, eclipses, telescopes and instruments, planets, asteroids, and comets. Homework consists of assignments and labs, some of which require the use of the Burke-Gaffney Observatory.

Classes 3 hrs. and lab/telescope observing 1 hr. per week

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.  Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset. 

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; evaluation of all student assessments; and course-related student advising.  * Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: ASTR 1000.1 B LECTURE 

The Sky & Planets

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021, Exam period: 11 Dec – 21 Dec 2021)

Schedule: LECTURES:  Remote, asynchronous*

Academic Calendar Description:

This course provides an introduction to the Solar System for non-science students with little background in science and mathematics. Topics include: the celestial sphere and the night sky, locating astronomical objects, motions and phases of the moon, timekeeping and the calendar, history of astronomy, eclipses, telescopes and instruments, planets, asteroids, and comets. Homework consists of assignments and labs, some of which require the use of the Burke-Gaffney Observatory.

Classes 3 hrs. and lab/telescope observing 1 hr. per week

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.  Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset. 

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; evaluation of all student assessments; and course-related student advising.  *Note that this section will be delivered remotely and asynchronously. 

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: ASTR 1010.1 WW WEB COURSE

Life in the Universe

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021, Exam period: 11 Dec – 21 Dec 2021)

Schedule: Lectures Web course

Academic Calendar Description:

What are the astronomical, biological, and sociological perspectives on extraterrestrials? Students examine the different types of worlds in our universe; the diversity of life-forms already discovered in extreme environments here on Earth; and the search for biological and intelligent life on other worlds within and outside our own solar system.

Additional Details:

There are two sections of this course (WW and WX). Each section is posted separately.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level, and must have previously taught ASTR 1010 as a web course. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: ASTR 1010.1 WX WEB COURSE

Life in the Universe

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021, Exam period: 11 Dec – 21 Dec 2021)

Schedule: Lectures Web course

Academic Calendar Description:

What are the astronomical, biological, and sociological perspectives on extraterrestrials? Students examine the different types of worlds in our universe; the diversity of life-forms already discovered in extreme environments here on Earth; and the search for biological and intelligent life on other worlds within and outside our own solar system.

Additional Details:

There are two sections of this course (WW and WX). Each section is posted separately.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level, and must have previously taught ASTR 1010 as a web course. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 1190.1 Lecture 

Fundamental Physics

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021, Exam period: 11 Dec – 21 Dec 2021)

Schedule: LECTURES Monday and Wednesday 8:30 – 9:45 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

The intent of this course is to develop fundamental skills, tools, and conceptual understanding in physics, with a focus on topics/skills that are essential for subsequent study of physics. Students study motion and dynamics of objects in one and two dimensions, including discussions of projectiles, friction, circular motion and dynamics, and collisions including conservation of momentum and energy.  

Classes 2.5 hrs. per week.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level with special focus on research-based pedagogy, especially at the first-year level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  *Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 1210.1L A Lab 

University Physics I Lab

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021)

Schedule: Lab Monday 2:30 – 5:30 

Academic Calendar Description:

This calculus-based physics course is intended primarily for (astro) physics and chemistry majors and engineers. Topics include kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, rotational dynamics, and Newton’s law of gravitation. Emphasis is placed on problem solving skills.  Labs: 3 hrs/week.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  *Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that synchronous delivery of labs may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.  Lab section weight:  0.25 FCE.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

 

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 1210.1L B Lab 

University Physics I Lab

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021)

Schedule: Lab Tuesday 2:30 – 5:30 

Academic Calendar Description:

This calculus-based physics course is intended primarily for (astro) physics and chemistry majors and engineers. Topics include kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, rotational dynamics, and Newton’s law of gravitation. Emphasis is placed on problem solving skills.  Labs: 3 hrs/week.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  *Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that synchronous delivery of labs may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.  Lab section weight:  0.25 FCE.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 1210.1L C Lab 

University Physics I Lab

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021)

Schedule: Lab Wednesday 2:30 – 5:30 

Academic Calendar Description:

This calculus-based physics course is intended primarily for (astro) physics and chemistry majors and engineers. Topics include kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, rotational dynamics, and Newton’s law of gravitation. Emphasis is placed on problem solving skills.  Labs: 3 hrs/week.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  *Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that synchronous delivery of labs may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.  Lab section weight:  0.25 FCE.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 1210.1L D Lab 

University Physics I Lab

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021)

Schedule: Lab REMOTE, Thursday 2:30 – 5:30

Academic Calendar Description:

This calculus-based physics course is intended primarily for (astro) physics and chemistry majors and engineers. Topics include kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, rotational dynamics, and Newton’s law of gravitation. Emphasis is placed on problem solving skills.  Labs: 3 hrs/week.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  Note that Section D will be run remotely and synchronously.

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.  Lab section weight:  0.25 FCE.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: PHYS 3410.1 Lecture 

Electromagnetism

Department: Department of Astronomy and Physics, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester: Fall Session (08 Sep – 08 Dec 2021, Exam period: 11 Dec – 21 Dec 2021)

Schedule: LECTURES Monday and Wednesday 1:00 – 2:15 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the mathematical theory of electric and magnetic fields. Topics include electric field and potential, Gauss’ law, capacitance, Ampere’s law, the Law of Biot and Savart, and magnetization of matter.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level.  Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  *Note that Fall courses may have to be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.  

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline: 23 June 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

 MSVU

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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Introductory Quantum Chemistry & Modern Physics
Course Code: CHEM 3301/PHYS 2230 01
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: MW 04:30PM – 5:45PM On-campus
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have a PhD in Chemistry or Physics and satisfactory
university teaching experience.

In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must be
prepared to move into a 100% online mode or a hybrid mode using a platform
such as Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom. Candidates must be
willing to be trained, if necessary, in the University’s electronic course
delivery platforms (Moodle LMS and Collaborate virtual classroom) to reach
the required competency before the course begins. It is understood that
every reasonable effort must be made to accommodate the needs of
special-needs, distant, mature, and part-time students.

Note that this course is cross-listed as CHEM 3301 01 – Introductory
Quantum Chemistry and as PHYS 2230 01 – Modern Physics, which requires the
instructor to be sensitive to the needs of two groups of students (second
year physics students and third years quantum chemistry).
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Intro Astronomy II: Stars
Course Code: PHYS 1130 18
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: Asynchronous Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/5/2022
End Date: 4/22/2022
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Qualifications:
Candidates are expected to hold at least a Master’s degree in Astronomy,
Astrophysics, or closely related field. Relevant teaching experience at
the University level is required.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate 

virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

 

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: LAB – PHYS 1102 General Physics II
Course Code: PHYS 102L LA
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: F 01:30PM – 04:15PM On-campus
Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 1/5/2022
End Date: 4/22/2022
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have a BSc in Physics and experience in lab instruction.

In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must also
have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom.
Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
Laboratory set up and clean up, consultation with the instructor of the
lecture portion of the course (PHYS 1102) to facilitate coordination.
Ensure University safety guidelines are met.

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Experimental Methods
Course Code: PHYS 2260 01
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: W 03:00PM – 05:45PM On-campus
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/5/2022
End Date: 4/22/2022
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience teaching Physics courses at 
the University level that involve an experimental component and a PhD or 
Masters degree in Physics or a related field.

 

In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must also
have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom.
Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

 

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Foundations of Astrophysics
Course Code: PHYS 2270 01
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: TTH 12:00PM – 01:15PM On-campus
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates are expected to hold at least a Master’s degree in Astronomy, 
Astrophysics, or closely related field. Relevant teaching experience at 
the University level is required.

In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must also
have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom.
Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

 

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: LAB – PHYS 1101 General Physics I
Course Code: PHYS 101L LB
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: T 01:30PM – 04:15PM On-campus

Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have a BSc in Physics and experience in lab instruction.In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must also
have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom.
Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
Laboratory set up and clean up, consultation with the instructor of the
lecture portion of the course (PHYS 1101) to facilitate coordination.
Ensure University safety guidelines are met.
—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: LAB – PHYS 1101 General Physics I
Course Code: PHYS 101L LA
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: F 01:30PM – 04:15PM On-campus
Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have a BSc in Physics and experience in lab instruction.

In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must also
have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom.
Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
Laboratory set up and clean up, consultation with the instructor of the
lecture portion of the course (PHYS 1101) to facilitate coordination.
Ensure University safety guidelines are met.

—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: General Physics I
Course Code: PHYS 1101 01
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: TTH 10:30AM – 11:45AM On-campus
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience in teaching introductory 
Physics to non-Physics majors at the University level and a PhD or MSc 
degree in physics or a related field.

 

In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must also
have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom.
Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
This is a coordinated course with a laboratory component. The laboratory
components are taught by the laboratory instructor.  Instructors are
required to follow the course syllabus and guidelines for assignments,
midterm and final exams, and grades.

—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Chemical Thermodynamics
Course Code: CHEM/PHYS 2301 01
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: TTH 04:30PM – 5:45PM On-campus
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have a PhD in Chemistry and satisfactory experience in
teaching Chemistry in the appropriate field at a University level.
In the event the section is moved to online delivery, candidates must also
have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom.
Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the
optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the
Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level
of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive
to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
This is a coordinated course with a laboratory component. The laboratory
components are taught by the laboratory instructor.  Instructors are
required to follow the course syllabus and guidelines for assignments,
midterm and final exams, and grades.

—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Intro Astronomy I: Sky & Planet
Course Code: PHYS 1120 18
Academic Term: Fall
Class Timetable: Asynchronous Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 9/8/2021
End Date: 12/18/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience in teaching Astronomy to 
non-science majors at the University level and a PhD or MSc degree in 
Physics or a related field.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate

virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

 

—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 6/17/2021
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SMU

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            ASTR 1000.3     LECTURE

The Sky & Planets

Department:    Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester:         Summer I Session (3 May – 19 June 2021)

Schedule:         LECTURES: Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 – 8:30 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

This course provides an introduction to the Solar System for non-science students with little background in science and mathematics. Topics include: the celestial sphere and the night sky, locating astronomical objects, motions and phases of the moon, timekeeping and the calendar, history of astronomy, eclipses, telescopes and instruments, planets, asteroids, and comets. Homework consists of assignments and labs, some of which require the use of the Burke-Gaffney Observatory.

Classes 3 hrs. and lab/telescope observing 1 hr. per week

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.  Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; evaluation of all student assessments; and course-related student advising.  * Note that Summer I courses will be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline:   15 March 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            ASTR 1001.3     LECTURE

Star & Galaxies

Department:    Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester:         Summer I Session (3 May – 19 June 2021)

Schedule:         LECTURES: Monday and Wednesday 5:30 – 8:30 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

This course is an introduction to astronomy beyond the Solar System for non-science students with little background in science and mathematics. Topics include: the Sun as a star, stars and star clusters, stellar evolution, nebulae, the Milky Way, galaxies and galaxy clusters, quasars, active galaxies, cosmology. Homework consists of assignments and labs, some of which require the use of the Burke-Gaffney Observatory.

Classes 3 hrs. and lab/telescope observing 1 hr. per week

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.  Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; evaluation of all student assessments; and course-related student advising.  * Note that Summer I courses will be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline:   15 March 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            ASTR 1010.3 WW          WEB COURSE

Life in the Universe

Department:    Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester:         Summer I & II Session (3 May – 21 August 2021)

Schedule:         Lectures           Web course

Academic Calendar Description:

What are the astronomical, biological, and sociological perspectives on extraterrestrials? Students examine the different types of worlds in our universe; the diversity of life-forms already discovered in extreme environments here on Earth; and the search for biological and intelligent life on other worlds within and outside our own solar system.

Additional Details:

There are two sections of this course (WW and WX). Each section is posted separately.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level, and must have previously taught ASTR 1010 as a web course. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline:   15 March 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            ASTR 1010.3 WX           WEB COURSE

Life in the Universe

Department:    Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester:         Summer I & II Session (3 May – 21 August 2021)

Schedule:         Lectures           Web course

Academic Calendar Description:

What are the astronomical, biological, and sociological perspectives on extraterrestrials? Students examine the different types of worlds in our universe; the diversity of life-forms already discovered in extreme environments here on Earth; and the search for biological and intelligent life on other worlds within and outside our own solar system.

Additional Details:

There are two sections of this course (WW and WX). Each section is posted separately.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching astronomy at the university level, and must have previously taught ASTR 1010 as a web course. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Astronomy or related field.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline:   15 March 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            PHYS 1211.3     LECTURE

University Physics II

Department:    Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester:         Summer I Session (3 May – 19 June 2021)

Schedule:         LECTURES: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 – 12:30 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

This calculus-based physics course is a continuation of PHYS 1210, and covers the topics of oscillations and waves, thermodynamics, and electricity and magnetism.

Classes 3 hrs. and lab 3 hrs. per week

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery; preparation of assessment materials; and evaluation of all student assessments.  * Note that Summer I courses will be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.

Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply: Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline:   15 March 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            PHYS 1211.3L   Laboratory

University Physics II

Department:    Department of Astronomy and Physics

Semester:         Summer I Session (3 May – 19 June 2021)

Schedule:         LECTURES: Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 – 4:30 (if synchronous*)

Academic Calendar Description:

This calculus-based physics course is a continuation of PHYS 1210, and covers the topics of oscillations and waves, thermodynamics, and electricity and magnetism.

 Classes 3 hrs. and lab 3 hrs. per week

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will have demonstrated experience in teaching physics at the university level. Applicants must possess at least an M.Sc. in Physics or related field.  *Experience with preparing and delivering remote-mode courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include instruction of the lab curriculum; organization and supervision of the lab students; preparation and grading of student assessments; managing lab grades; meeting with and supervising student teaching assistants; preparation, delivery and grading of lab exam; and course-related student advising.  * Note that Summer I courses will be delivered remotely, and that asynchronous delivery may be preferred.

Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply: Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: chair@ap.smu.ca

Application Deadline:   15 March 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 MSVU

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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Intro Astronomy II: Stars
Course Code: PHYS 1130 18
Academic Term: Summer Session II
Class Timetable: Asynchronous Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 7/5/2021
End Date: 8/20/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates are expected to hold at least a Master’s degree in Astronomy, 
Astrophysics, or closely related field. Relevant teaching experience at 
the University level is required.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.

—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

 

—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 2/26/2021
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: Intro Astronomy I: Sky & Planet
Course Code: PHYS 1120 18
Academic Term: Summer Session I
Class Timetable: Asynchronous Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 5/10/2021
End Date: 6/25/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have satisfactory experience in teaching Astronomy to 
non-science majors at the University level and a PhD or MSc degree in 
physics or a related field.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.

—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:

 

—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 2/26/2021
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DAL
Position Title Part-Time Academic (PHYC 1452: Astronomy II Stellar and Galactic Astronomy)
Posting Number PTAP510P
Department/Unit Physics and Atmospheric Science
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities Winter Term 2020-2021 (January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021)
1. PHYC 1452 Astronomy II Stellar and Galactic AstronomyDuties include full responsibility for teaching. Reasonable office hours should be available to students.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position Candidates must have an advanced degree in Physics (MSc or PhD), and must have critical thinking skills and relevant teaching experience at the university level. Excellent computing, organizational, and written communication skills are required.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment January 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021
Open Date 11/03/2020
Close Date 11/12/2020
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

 MSVU

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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: LAB – General Physics II
Course Code: PHYS 102L LB
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: T 1:30PM – 4:15PM

Course Unit Value: 0.25

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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
Candidates should have a BSc in Physics and experience in lab instruction.Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
Laboratory set up and clean up, consultation with the instructor of the
lecture portion of the course (PHYS 1102) to facilitate coordination.
Ensure University safety guidelines are met.
—————————————————
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
—————————————————
How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.caApplication deadline: 11/4/2020
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Department/Faculty: Chemistry/Physics
Course Name: LAB – General Physics II
Course Code: PHYS 102L LA
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: F 1:30PM – 4:15PM
Course Unit Value: 0.25
—————————————————
Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
—————————————————
Qualifications:
Candidates should have a BSc in Physics and experience in lab instruction.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
Laboratory set up and clean up, consultation with the instructor of the
lecture portion of the course (PHYS 1102) to facilitate coordination.

Ensure University safety guidelines are met.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Aibing Xia, Dept. of Chemistry
Email: chemphys@msvu.ca
Application deadline: 11/4/2020
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