The Department of Physics of the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for Sessional Lecturers (pending budgetary approved) during the forthcoming Summer 2013 semester. Applicants already on the Sessional Roster will be given priority. Possible teaching responsibilities include:
Physics Department - First Summer Session 2013
Physics 112 – General Physics II:
This course is a continuation of Physics 111 and is intended for, but not restricted to, those students who wish to pursue further studies in the physical sciences or engineering. Topics include oscillations, wave motion, sound and light, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and electricity and magnetism.
Physics 121 – Physics for Life Sciences I:
This course is intended for life science and health science students. Students are introduced to the fundamental concepts of physics and some of their applications to biological systems. Topics include vectors, kinematics, force, energy and power, torque, linear and angular momentum, and fluid mechanics.
Physics Department - Second Summer Session 2013
Physics 122 - PHYSICS FOR LIFE SCIENCES:
This course is a continuation of Physics 121 intended for students in the life sciences, introducing additional physics concepts with emphasis on their application to biology. Topics include properties of waves, acoustics and hearing, optics and vision, fluid mechanics, and basic electricity and magnetism.
Successful applicants will have a minimum of a Master's degree in Physics or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience. Applicants should indicate which of the above teaching responsibilities he/she feels most qualified for.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:
Dr. Sheldon Opps
Department of Physics
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue, Charlottetown,
PE C1A 4P3 (Fax: 902-566-0483)
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.