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Sessional Instructors, 2018 Summer Session Courses, Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Job ID: 15022

Updated: March 28, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for term-certain sessional instructors to teach the following courses during the 2018 Summer Session:

  • PHYS 223 - Introductory Electromagnetism, and Thermal Physics
  • PHYS 371 - Introduction to Energy

Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis.  The dates for the 2018 Summer Session are July 3 to August 15.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Calgary is committed to student engagement and creating an innovative, student-centered learning environment. Information about the Department and its programs can be found online.

A Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy is a strong asset; demonstrated teaching experience is required. 

Applicants are required to submit the following documents via an 'Apply Now' button:

  • Curriculum vitae with e-mail address
  • Concise statement of teaching philosophy
  • Teaching dossier describing past teaching experience

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to Gerri Evans at

Questions can be sent to Gerri Evans at

The application deadline is Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Science  visit Careers in the Faculty of Science.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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