Human Resources

Instructor or Lecturer of Physics and Engineering




The Department of Physics and Engineering at Alma College invites applications for an adjunct position in Physics and Engineering beginning January 2023.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD in Physics or Engineering is preferred. The program would consider an M.S. with relevant teaching experience. Applicants should enjoy teaching and demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

Teaching Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach classes in person during our 14-week semester beginning in January. Teaching responsibilities will include one section of algebra based introductory physics (the second half of a one-year sequence) and/or one section of digital modeling and fabrication.

Our digital modeling fabrication class students learn how to use parametric design techniques using Fusion360; develop orthographic drawings, and work with 3D printers to convert their digital models into a physical one.

Application: Applicants should submit the following materials: letter of application and a curriculum vitae to Julie Elenbaas, Academic Secretary, Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate Liberal Arts College committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduate and graduate students thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. For more information about the College and the Program, visit

Story published on November 02, 2022