Physics and Computer Science - Limited-Term Appointment (Physics/Photonics)

Wilfrid Laurier University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-01-14


The Physics & Computer Science Department at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a twelve-month limited-term appointment beginning July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval. The Department offers undergraduate programs in physics and photonics and the successful candidate would teach five one semester undergraduate courses: first year mechanics, classical mechanics, quantum mechanics, lasers & electro-optics, and photonic devices. Applicants should have a PhD, or be near completion in physics, photonics or a closely-related field with evidence of commitment to, and superior ability in, undergraduate teaching.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a record of teaching philosophy and practice including course evaluations if available, and the names and contact information (address, telephone, and email) for at least three referees to Dr. Nora Znotinas, Chair, Department of Physics & Computer Science, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5 (email: Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2013. Applicants can learn more about the department at

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. Paul Jessop ( Further information on the equity policy can be found at


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