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Wilmington University
  • Position Number: 2924266
  • Location: New Castle, DE
  • Position Type: Education - Teacher Education - Secondary Education

College of Arts & Sciences
Physics Course with Lab - Science Program

There is an opening for an adjunct instructor to teach Physics at the Brandywine Site in North Wilmington, Delaware
The College of Arts and Sciences is central to the mission and vision of Wilmington University. The College provides the fundamental academic courses required in each undergraduate degree program within the University. Courses in mathematics, science, history, humanities, and philosophy are designed to allow students to explore new and traditional concepts and principles, develop critical thinking skills, and identify questions and issues requiring further study and research.

Adjunct teaching applicants for these courses are required to have aMaster's degree in Physics or related subject from an accredited institution. Applicants are expected to have strong communications skills, and have work experiences in the discipline in which they expect to teach. Experience teaching at the post-secondary education level is preferred.Applicants must be able to teach face-to-face (in the classrooms), mornings and/or evenings at the Brandywine Site located in North Wilmington, Delaware.

In addition, applicants should:
  • Understand the mission and values of Wilmington University.
  • Submit a Teaching Philosophy, following these guidelines: Provide a description of your teaching philosophy. Your description should be no more than 1.5 pages in length and should include the following information:(1)A brief statement (5-7 sentences) explaining how you plan to provide excellence in teaching, relevancy of curriculum, and individual attention to students, which is the cornerstone of Wilmington University's mission statement.(2)Based on your statement above, please briefly answer the following questions: (a) Explain your beliefs, theories and/or methods regarding teaching and how they shape your concept of successful teaching? (b) How do you know when you are teaching effectively? (c) How do you develop and maintain positive relationships with students? (d) How do you create a supportive learning environment? and(3)Include a summary of your thoughts on education and the role that you feel you could play in developing students to be successful in their discipline, career, and life.(This statement must be attached via the attachments area of the application. - enter "attached" once you have attached this requirement)
  • Possess knowledge of various instructional strategies designed to meet the course instructional objectives and add to student learning.
  • Be able to develop a personalized course outline designed to follow a generic syllabus provided by the University.
  • Be able to provide relevant work experience to the instructional content of the course.
  • Understand of the mission and values of Wilmington University.
  • Possess good computer skills and be able to use MS Office software.
  • Experience in using Canvastechnology a plus.
  • Qualified applicants may be asked to present a writing sample
  • Qualified Applicants may be asked to present a 10-minute teaching sample for the Program's Director and Chair as part of the interview process.
  • If hired, be willing to complete Wilmington University's Canvas(Learning Management System) training
  • If hired, be able to abide by tight deadlines required of a 7 week Block format curriculum.

    Complete the application, attach your resume, include a cover letter indicating any other relevant information not included in your application or resume,and copy of your transcripts for the highest degree earned.

    Limited Benefits: Tuition (after eligibility is met), 403(b) Employee Participatio

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