Adjunct Instructor – Physics


Edgewood College is seeking an instructor to teach Physics 130 (General Physics 1) during the Fall 2018 semester. The course meets MWF 10-11:50 am.

Physics 130 is the first semester of the algebra-based introductory physics sequence.  The course is taught in an integrated lecture/lab format.  We use a project-based curriculum that emphasized how physicists build mathematical models to understand the natural world. Units in the course are based on projects or real-world applications of physics.

For questions, please contact Rachael Lancor at


Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Physics required, Ph.D. preferred
  • Ideal candidates should have some college-level teaching experience in physics

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values – truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply:  Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources – PHYS
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer