Sessional - Faculty

Thompson Rivers University


November 4, 2021


Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Sessional)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Academic/Career(max 24 credits)

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)




The successful candidate will instruct a section of first-year physics (Optics, EM, modern physics), and advanced mechanics (Lagrangian, solid body rotation), as well as part of a Quantum computing course (Team Taught) The instructor, will be expected to be on campus, but must be willing to delivery remotely should Public Health directives require. Duties will include:

  • Lecture preparation and delivery, including online materials and videos,
  • Assessing student performance through examinations and quizzes, and providing feedback, including marking and grading lab exercises,
  • Enforcing health and safety standards,
  • Being available to answer students' questions by scheduling office hours, and through e-mail, telephone, and videoconferencing,
  • Ensuring a student-centred approach to teaching and learning.

    A Ph. D in Physics or other related science is required.

    Previous teaching experience instructing physics at the post-secondary level required.

    Experience with a learning management system, such as Moodle, is an asset.

    Experience with Quantum Computing is an asset.

    Experience with Python is an asset.

    Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview

    Pay Band

    According to TRUFA Salary Schedule


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Physical Sciences - Physics

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Career website.

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