Lecturer in Physics
Thompson Rivers University

Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Open Learning Faculty Member
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In this five-day lab course, students perform experiments illustrating the principles learned in PHYS 1103.

This Lab will be offered in Kamloops, BC from May 27 to 31, 2024.

Open Learning Faculty Members are teaching staff in the Open Learning division of TRU, and the role of the Open Learning Faculty Member is to actively encourage, support, and guide students toward success in their academic studies. Open Learning Faculty Members must be skilled in teaching, fully knowledgeable of the subject matter and demonstrate a positive, open, and caring attitude in all interactions with students.

We anticipate 5 - 10 students in this course. This number is only an estimate and the actual number of students for the course may be greater or less than the estimated number.


The successful candidate must have a Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree and at least three years of Physics teaching experience, including lab instruction.  The M. Sc. is in Physics/Astronomy/Engineering field, but others may be considered.  Applicants with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with three years post-secondary teaching experience may also be considered. 

The pay for Open Learning Faculty Members varies based on several factors including the number of students in the course, the type of work, the type of course and the number of assessments completed by students in the course.  The total pay includes amounts based on hourly rates as well as set dollar amounts for certain types of work.  For more information, please refer to the TRU/TRUOLFA Collective Agreement: https://www.truolfa.ca/assets/documents/Collective Agreement_2019_2022.pdf   

Pay Band
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
Qualified TRUOLFA applicants will be given first consideration filling this post
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Open Learning -> Program Delivery
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.

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