Adjunct Faculty - Astronomy, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

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Emmanuel College-a Catholic, coeducational, residential, liberal arts and sciences college in Boston-has been educating critical thinkers, ethical decision makers and community leaders since 1919. Situated in Boston's Fenway neighborhood within the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, Emmanuel's 17-acre campus is home to nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel's more than 70 programs in the arts, humanities, education, natural sciences, business and nursing foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College's commitment to educate the whole person and prepare students to emerge as tomorrow's leaders. For more information, visit


Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry and Physics is accepting applications for adjunct faculty to teach Astronomy Lecture and Laboratory during the Fall semester 2023, from September 6 to December 12.

This course is an introduction to the origin and evolution of the universe, emphasizing the methods of acquiring astronomical information. Basic physical concepts such as atomic structure, thermodynamics and electromagnetic radiation are presented at an elementary level. This course is attended by both science and non-science majors.

The current schedule of the course is Lecture Mondays and Wednesdays 2:50 - 4:05 pm and the Laboratory meeting is Wednesdays 4:15 - 6:15 pm.



Candidates should possess a minimum of a Master's degree in a related field and preferably have experience teaching at the undergraduate level.


Additional Information:

Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.


Application Instructions:

A complete application must include a cover letter, resume, a personal equity statement, and contact information for three references. Your personal equity statement should reflect your values as they relate to diversity, inclusion and belonging.  Please include any initiatives you have undertaken and your personal and professional goals as it relates to DEIB.


Emmanuel College is committed in accordance with applicable law to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry or disability.
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