The Department of Physics at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2020. We seek an outstanding experimentalist in physics, applied physics or a related field to complement the department’s experimental research programs in atomic physics, condensed matter physics, and plasma physics, as well as theoretical programs in astrophysics and high-energy physics. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including contributing to college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. They will also engage in independently defined, externally funded research in collaboration with both undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.
To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research plan that includes a start-up budget and a description of how undergraduate and graduate students can participate, and statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please submit your application to the Physics Search Committee via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/65272. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Physics Search Committee. Applications received by November 3, 2019 will receive full consideration.
Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,350 undergraduates (34 percent are U.S. students of color and 22 percent are international students). There are 310 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: PHYS-ASST PROF-8012019
About Bryn Mawr College
The mission of Bryn Mawr College is to provide a rigorous education and to encourage the pursuit of knowledge as preparation for life and work. Bryn Mawr teaches and values critical, creative and independent habits of thought and expression in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum for women and in coeducational graduate programs in arts and sciences and social work and social research. Bryn Mawr seeks to sustain a community diverse in nature and democratic in practice, for we believe that only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world.