Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Adjunct at Seattle Pacific University

We currently have openings for adjunct physics faculty in one section of introductory physics for Fall, Winter and Spring quarter. Teaching in these courses would provide an opportunity to work closely with other SPU faculty and physics education researchers in our continued efforts to engage students in transformative physics learning experiences. We also have an opening to teach upper division Quantum Mechanics during Winter quarter.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in physics or closely related field
Commitment to support active, participatory learning experiences
Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants who actively practice their Christian faith and feel comfortable discussing the intersection of faith and science with students.

About Seattle Pacific University:

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Its comprehensive academic programs serve more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission. Due to our mission of cultural engagement, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse teaching faculty. Women and persons of color are particularly encouraged to apply.

About the Department of Physics:

The Physics Department at Seattle Pacific University is a place where students and faculty engage collaboratively in constructing and refining their understanding of the physical world. All physics courses emphasize the active participation of students in the learning process. We prioritize a highly interactive community of learning both inside and outside the classroom. Instructional strategies are informed by research and consistently refined by ongoing assessment of student learning. The Physics Department also supports a thriving physics education research program which has gained national and international attention (

Please Contact:

Dr. Lane Seeley
Department of Physics
Seattle Pacific University,
3307 Third Ave. West,
Seattle, WA 98119