AS102OC3: Astronomy II: Journey through the cosmos

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 8, 2018
Type Part Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8651
Position Title : AS102OC3: Astronomy II: Journey through the cosmos
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Science
Department : Physics & Computer Science
Term : Spring: May 1 – August 31
Days/Times : OC (Online Learning Course)
Campus : Online Learning
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 100
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : A journey beyond our Solar System to develop a modern understanding of other stars, galaxies and the structure, origin and fate of the universe. Includes an introduction to basic concepts of relativity and quantum mechanics, lives of stars, evolution of galaxies, Hubble’s law and the Big Bang. Objects such as black holes, supernovae, pulsars, dark matter and wormholes are encountered and studied along the way.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Physics or Astronomy
Salary : $4957.00
Application Deadline : February 9, 2018
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered

To Apply :
Address Applications to:
PTAC – Hiring Committee
Department of Physics & Computer Science
Faculty of Science
Wilfrid Laurier University

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on : January 23, 2018
Posting Ends : February 9, 2018
Please Note : For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

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All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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