Open-Rank Tenure Track, Physics

Posting Details

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Position Information

Posting Number F081
Job Title Open-Rank Tenure Track, Physics
Department Physics
Description

The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure track position to begin in the fall of 2018. We will consider applicants at all ranks; assistant professor candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, first-rate research credentials and a well-developed plan to establish an active on-campus research program with meaningful student involvement. All fields of research will be considered, including those at interdisciplinary boundaries. We seek an individual interested in contributing to a vibrant academic community that is centered around teaching and mentoring curious and committed students. The college is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and service. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in physics or closely related field, ABD considered.

Wellesley is a highly selective liberal arts college for women located 12 miles west of Boston. The Physics Department has a long tradition of providing high-quality scientific training, and offers a dynamic and challenging undergraduate physics major. Many of our students go on to top graduate programs in physics and a variety of other disciplines. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience, a proposed research plan that includes a description of undergraduate participation, and three reference contacts at https://career.wellesley.edu. Questions about the position or application procedures should be directed to Glenn Stark at gstark@wellesley.edu. Early applications are strongly encouraged; we will conduct on-campus interviews in fall 2017. For full consideration applications should be submitted by October 1, 2017.

Requirements
Additional Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience, a proposed research plan that includes a description of undergraduate participation, and three reference contacts at https://career.wellesley.edu. Questions about the position or application procedures should be directed to Glenn Stark at gstark@wellesley.edu. Early applications are strongly encouraged; we will conduct on-campus interviews in fall 2017. For full consideration applications should be submitted by October 1, 2017.

Posting Date 07/03/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Date review of applications begins (if different then deadline date). 09/01/2017
Application Deadline 10/01/2017
Will this position accept reference letters? Yes
Number of reference letters required? 3
Maximum number of reference letters allowed? 10
Last date reference letters will be accepted for this position
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement

Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Experience and Interests
  4. Research Accomplishments/Plans for the Future
Optional Documents