Canisius Employment Opportunities

Adjunct Professor for the Department of Physics

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty

Adjunct Professor


The Physics Department at Canisius College is seeding an adjunct instructor for 2020-2021 Academic year to teach University Physics 1 (PHY201) and/or its associated lab (PHY201L). The position(s) requires availability to teach 4 days per week for PHY201 and 1 day per week for PHY201L, along with office hour requirements. These courses are the first semester in the introductory physics sequence taken by science and engineering majors.   

For more information on the Physics Department at Canisius College, go to:  

Qualifications: Master’s degree or higher in Physics, Engineering, or related discipline. Experience with teaching a college course is preferred. The candidate must be able to address the needs of a classroom audience of undergraduate science majors. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are essential, as is the ability to collaborate with administrators and faculty in other departments.

Application: Applications will be considered before August 30, 2020. We will also consider applicants that are qualified to teach some, but not all of the courses listed above. Application materials should include a brief letter outlining your qualifications; resume or curriculum vitae; the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references.  Questions about the position can be directed to:  Dr. Michael Wood, Chair of the Physics Department at

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the office of human resources at (716) 888-2240.

To apply, go to Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please include your cover letter and resume with your application. 

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  

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