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Adjunct Instructor- Physics

University of Saint Mary
Leavenworth, KS
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Adjunct Instructor- Physics

The University of Saint Mary is a Roman Catholic, liberal arts university located in Leavenworth, Kansas, just 25 minutes away from Kansas City. For over 90 years, the University of Saint Mary has helped students find their way to meaningful lives and careers through an education that blends the liberal arts and a focus on critical thinking with the development of key professional skills. USM serves about 1,400 students at its main campus in Leavenworth, its satellite location in Overland Park, as well as online.


The Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics is seeking a qualified adjunct physics instructor to teach in-person undergraduate courses.

Position will be responsible for teaching one or more of the following courses during the Fall 2023 Semester (August 28 - December 15, 2023):
  • NS 107 L1F, Introduction to Physical Science, lecture TF 10:50 - 11:40 am and/or lab T 12:35-2:25 p.
  • Phy 215, Physics I, lecture MR 2-3:15 p and/or TF 8-9:15 am
  • PL 215, Physics I lab M 9:25 am -12:15 pm, R 9:25 am -12:15 pm, and/or F 12:35-3:15 pm
  • Phy 315, Engineer Physics I, lecture MR 8-9:15 am
  • PL 315, Engineer Physics I, lab M 9:25 am - 12:15 pm and/or F 12:35-3:15 pm


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop weekly content, testing materials, and learning activities for in-person classes.
  • Prepare syllabi and deliver curriculum appropriate for the course assigned.
  • Appropriately respond to student needs and feedback.
  • Assess the course learning outcomes.
  • Foster an inclusive educational environment to serve all learners.
  • Maintain student attendance records in accordance with university policy.
  • Submit mid-term and final grades on time.
  • Advise and/or mentor students through electronic communications and other appropriate methods.
  • Complete all required training, including training on Engage LMS.

  • Master's degree or higher in Physics or related field.
  • May also consider those with 18 graduate level credit hours in physics or related field or All-But-Dissertation doctoral candidates.
  • Ability to teach required course in person.
  • Affinity with the Mission of the University of Saint Mary.

Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three current professional references.

Saint Mary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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