Natural Sciences and Mathematics Department, Physics - Adjunct

  • D'Youville College
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Nov 22, 2023
Full time Mathematics & Statistics Physics & Astronomy

Job Description

Position Summary:

The department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at D’Youville is looking for qualified candidates to add to a pool of adjunct instructors to potentially teach physics lectures and labs. The department is accepting applications for positions to be filled as needed. The department houses the following undergraduate degrees: Biology B.S., Biology B.A., Biochemistry B.S., Chemistry B.S., and Chemistry B.A. The department includes 22 full-time faculty members.


  • Masters degree or higher in physics or related field from an accredited college or university 
  • Previous experience with teaching in higher education is preferred 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills 
  • Ability to utilize various software programs including the institution’s Learning Management System (Canvas) related to the delivery of online course content 


  • Teach assigned course in accordance with its established learning outcomes.  
  • Develop and implement course assignments and deliver learning activities that permit measurement of course student learning outcomes.  
  • Foster an inclusive and collaborative course environment 
  • Report progress updates and final grades for students. 
  • Provide access to and timely response to students via in-person (e.g., office hours), videoconference, or telephone.  
  • Uphold the mission and vision of D’Youville.  

D’Youville University continues to grow its commitment to Diversity, EQUITY, and Inclusion. Remaining true to the teachings of our Patroness, St. Marguerite d’Youville, we seek to selflessly and compassionately contribute to humanity by improving the lives of individuals and society through education. D’Youville University was founded to extend a hand to those in need and equip them, through education, with the skills necessary to change the world. 

About the Institution:

D’Youville is a highly regarded private college and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community.

Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.

Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit

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