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Adjunct Instructors Needed: MSMU Physical Sciences


I am the Chair of Physical Sciences at Mount Saint Mary’s University and I am looking for instructors to teach the following courses: Scientific Concepts at our Doheny campus (Downtown, near USC) and Introductory Physics at our Chalon campus (in Brentwood, north of the Getty). Classes begin August 26th, and the semester ends December 13th.

Courses and times are listed below with the total pay for each. At minimum degree level, we need instructors with either a Masters or PhD candidate.

If you are interested, please contact me at estemp@msmu.edu

Thank you,

Dr. Eric Stemp

Professor of Chemistry

Loring-Denault Endowed Chair in Chemistry

Chair, Department of Physical Sciences

Introductory Physics 1A (Course designed and ready to teach.)

Lecture: 3 units (Masters: $3993/course; PhD $4398/course)PHY_001A_1 Introductory Physics 1A Lecture, three hours, discussion, one hour. An algebra-based physics course covering statics dynamics, and an introduction to electricity. M/W 12:40pm – 2:10pm, F 12:40 – 1:40pm Chalon Campus

Scientific Concepts (Course designed and ready to teach)

Lecture: 3 units (Masters: $3993/course; PhD $4398/course)PHS_001_D1 Scientific Concepts This introductory course is designed to provide students with basic knowledge of the scientific principles that govern our environment. The primary emphasis is chemistry, including an overview of the properties of chemicals with a closer look at the atom, the elements, and chemical bonds and reactions. Also addressed are topics in Physics such as mechanics, heat and energy. This course will provide students with the foundation needed for continued study in the sciences and applied fields such as nursing. T/Th 9:40am – 11:10am Doheny Campus

Physics Lab Manager Position

The Physics Program at the University of La Verne seeks an individual with exceptional organizational skills and proven technical experience to manage the physics program’s laboratory facilities, to provide instructional support to physics classes, to supervise student teaching assistants and to provide technical support for faculty and student research. 

The Physics Laboratory Manager position is a full-time, administrative-professional position starting immediately. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in physics or a related field and three years of professional experience involving laboratory work or a graduate degree in physics or a related field. In addition, applicants must have a broad knowledge of physics and expertise in experimental techniques used in undergraduate teaching laboratories and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Official announcement and application on the University of La Verne website is forthcoming. In the meantime, please send CV and cover letter to Vanessa Preisler at vpreisler@laverne.edu

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

PT Astronomy positions at Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College is seeking part-time instructors for two astronomy labs this Fall semester (8/26/19-12/13/19).

The available classes are:1. ASTR A100L: Intro to Astronomy Lab — Thursdays 6:30pm-9:40pm

2. ASTR A100M: Intro to Astronomy Lab Honors — Tuesdays 6:30pm-9:40pm

Candidates should have previous teaching experience, preferably in astronomy. Use of telescopes for visual observations and/or planetarium experience is desirable.

Our salary schedule is available at www.cccd.edu (under Employees –> Salary Schedules).

If interested, please contact Dr. Tara Giblin, Dean of Math and Sciences, at tgiblin@occ.cccd.edu. 

One-year instructor position at CSU-Chico

We have a sudden unexpected opening at CSU Chico and are looking for a “one-year temporary full-time” instructor to fill the position.

Anyone interested should get in touch with Eric Ayars (eayars@csuchico.edu).Our semester begins 8/21, with the first day of classes on 8/26.

St. Anthony High School Physics Teaching Position

For more information and how to apply please see the pdf below:Physics Teaching Posting 2019Download

Physics Instructor Position at Norco College

Norco College has an opening for PT physics instructors to teach Phy 4A (Calc-based mechanics) starting fall 2019.

If you are interested in teaching this class please contact Dr. Om Tripathi (om.tripathi@norcocollege.edu) and cc’d to Dr. Stanley Tyler (stanley.tyler@norcocollege.edu) with a copy of your recent CV.

Adjunct physics instructor position at The University of La Verne

The Physics Program at the University of La Verne seeks a part-time physics instructor to teach a Conceptual Physics course in the Fall of 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules.


Master’s in physics or related field with 2 years teaching experience


Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in physics or related field with 1 year teaching experience


The Equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to Vanessa Preisler at vpreisler@laverne.edu

New Physics Teacher Workshops – Aug 10/Sept 7

Dear New Physics Teachers,

We have the dates of our next New Physics Teacher Workshops. They will be on SAT Aug 10 @ USC and SAT Sept 7 @ CSU San Marcos. The workshops will be very similar, covering Newtonian Mechanics.  

FREE WORKSHOP!  FREE LUNCH!!  FREE MATERIALS!!!  FREE PARKING!!!!You can fill out this RSVP FORM:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gdtCm0G1R68rqgMwF9k65SU3bFYQDDSpgLWGe0RhU50/

Be Sure to come and to tell someone else to RSVP. If you came last year, you can come again this year because the material is different each year.I hope that you like getting free lab materials and free lunch. But most importantly, the parking is free.

PS – Some people have asked me if the AP Physics Workshops of July still have spaces, the answer is yes for the one in the week of July 29.  Go to www.SCAPTI.org for more info on those workshops.

Sincerely,James LincolnDirector, NPTW.orgPast President SCAAPT

2019 Mars Rover & Society Expo

The SCAAPT Society is cordially invited to the 2019 Mars Rover and Society Expo; details below:

WHAT:  8th Annual Mars Rover Updates & Professional Society Expo!

WHEN:  Sat, Sept 21, 2019, from 11am to 5pm+

WHERE:  Northrop-Grumman’s S-Cafe, Redondo Beach (Usual Venue!) (just off 405 Fwy)

FREE:  Parking, Admission, Exhibitor’s Lunch & Exhibit Tables!


11am to Noon:  Society Attendees Arrival & Exhibit Table Set-up (including your Society Banner!)

Noon to 1pm:  Exhibitor’s Lunch & Inter-Society Networking (including Future Joint Meeting Planning?) (Note:  FREE Lunch graciously provided by TBD—Can your Society donate?)

1pm to 1:30pm:  Opening Ceremonies (including Agenda Overview & Introducing all Societies!)

1:30pm to 2:30pm:  Invited NASA-JPL Speaker’s Talk on Mars Rover & Related Updates!

2:30pm to 4:45pm:  Long BREAK, during which Attendees can visit All of Below:        

20+ Society Tables (learn STEM Careers & Volunteer Needs, earn Raffle Tickets & get Society Swag & Snacks)Outdoor ‘Space Games’ (eg, Straw Rocket Build & Launch, Robot Maze, etc) (running during Talk for younger Kids!)Mars Rover ‘Space Museum’ (TBD)Escorted Tour of ‘Space Hardware Museum’ (in Bldg E-2)   Escorted Tour of Next-Gen Space Telescope (JWST) High-Bay Assembly Area

4:45pm to 5pm+:  Closing Remarks & ‘Space Raffle’

More details (& Important e-RSVP Link) are included in Expo Flyer (below).

Azusa Pacific University Engineering & Computer Science Adjunct Positions

APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.

The Department of Engineering & Computer Science invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach courses at the undergraduate and master’s levels, especially in the areas of mechanical engineering, thermodynamics, programming languages, software engineering, and information technology.The full job description and application details can be found at: