Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Adjunct Instructor, Physics

Job Locations US-MN-Winona
Posted Date 6 days ago(7/10/2024 6:24 PM)
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Overview and Responsibilities

Adjunct Instructor, Physics

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is seeking adjunct instructors for our Physics course lectures and labs who are eager to contribute to its Lasallian Catholic mission of awakening, nurturing, and empowering learners to ethical lives of service and leadership.

The goals of the physics courses are that all students should gain an appreciation of science as a human and creative endeavor, acquire and be able to apply skills of quantitative reasoning, and understand science’s distinctive disciplinary methodology, with its emphasis on experimentation and open communication. In addition to mastering foundational physics principles and analytical methods, students learn experimental techniques to test physical models, and be able to apply these principles, methods, and techniques to their own professions.

Classes that are currently available are College Physics I, Introductory Physics I (calculus based) and multiple sections of the Introductory Physics 1 Labs. This is an on-campus position within the undergraduate Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Department located in Winona, MN.




The successful candidate must possess a master’s degree in physics or a closely related field. Candidates should possess knowledge and skills in learning strategies, instructional technology, and content delivery. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is deeply committed to the success of our students. As such, candidates must demonstrate strong interest and ability in advising and mentoring students in group and individual settings.



  • Master’s degree in physics or a closely related field
  • Ability and interest in teaching undergraduate students in a face-to-face environment
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in Engineering or Physics
  • May consider other acceptable equivalent combinations of training and experience.

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Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota believes a diverse professoriate contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to achieving the University's mission in an increasingly diverse society. Individuals with expertise in diverse scholarly and pedagogical approaches and experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.


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