The Department of Physics at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall of 2019. Rhodes College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups and/or those with demonstrated commitment to working with diverse and historically underrepresented populations. The successful candidate will teach at all levels of a rigorous undergraduate physics curriculum and establish an active research program involving undergraduate students. Research will be supported by start-up funds and lab space. Possibilities for additional research support include summer research funds and travel funds. The normal teaching load is five courses per year. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or closely related field.
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity (http://handbook.rhodes.edu/diversity) in the workforce.
Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities (http://www.rhodes.edu/content/liberal-arts-city).
Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu. A complete application will include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a separate statement that addresses your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Review of completed applications will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate’s recommenders, once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews. For additional information, contact Dr. Shubho Banerjee email@example.com .