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Adjunct Professor of Physics

The Warren Wilson College Department of Chemistry & Physics is seeking applicants to teach one or more sections of Physics during the 2019–2020 academic year. This is a part-time position outside of the college’s extended contract system.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Physics or a closely related field. Ability to teach on campus in an active and engaging classroom and lab.

Fall 2019: Teach one or two sections of PHY 2510: Physics I, which includes a laboratory section. This calculus-based course covers topics including Newtonian physics, energy, thermodynamics, and statistical thermodynamics. Each section meets four days a week. The semester runs August 26 through December 14 (including Exam Week).
One section will meet M-Tu-W-F, 1:00 – 2:20
One section will meet M-Tu-W-Th, 2:30 – 4:00

Spring 2020: Teach one section of PHY 2520: Physics II, which includes a laboratory component. This calculus-based course covers topics including electricity and magnetism, electronics, optics, light, and special relativity. This course meets four days a week. The semester runs January 13 through May 2 (including Exam Week).
The section will meet M-Tu-W-Th, 1:00 – 2:20

Compensation: Each section will be compensated at $5,000.

We desire a diverse faculty and a community that reflects a global outlook. Warren Wilson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.

To apply, or for more information, please contact department chair Langdon Martin: lmartin@warren-wilson.edu. Please send a cover letter and CV, and indicate which section(s) you are interested in teaching.

E-mail: LMartin@warren-wilson.edu


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