Adjunct Lecturer - Physics - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

One or two adjunct lecturers are needed for fall semester 2015 to teach our undergraduate physics course, Light & Color. This class satisfies the natural sciences requirement of the Bentley General Education curriculum and teaches essential principles of science to Bentley business students.

NASE 342 - Light and Color course description: This course explores the wave and ray nature of light, specifically how light interacts with various media and the resulting phenomena that are produced. The role of light and color in the media arts (shadows, photography, color printing, color temperature, lighting, etc.) is addressed by underlying principles and exploration. The anatomy and physiology of the human eye will be discussed, as will the role of technology in creating corrective optics. As specific topics are presented, connections to science, media arts and medicine will illustrate just how pervasive "light" is in all our lives. The course presents relevant topics using in-class activities, lecture, demonstrations, journal articles and video clips.  

Additional Description of Duties:

Must be able to teach one or two class sections, fall semester 2015. Class meeting times are:
Section 1: Mondays and Thursdays, 11:00am-12:20pm
Section 2: Mondays and Thursdays, 2:00pm-3:20pm  

Position Qualifications

Ph.D. or ABD/advanced graduate student status in physics or related discipline, plus teaching experience is required. Applicants with an M.S. in a relevant discipline and industry experience who can connect science and business will be considered.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

All candidates will be asked to provide contact information for two references, however, references will only be contacted once the pool has been narrowed.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.  

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  • Natural and Applied Sciences
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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