Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Haverford College
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
370 Lancaster Avenue
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 


Physics and Astronomy

Haverford College invites applications for two full-time leave replacement faculty positions in physics and astronomy for the academic year of 2018-19. (Appointment for a second year may be possible contingent on need and a performance review in the middle of the first year.) The first successful candidate is expected to be able to teach courses across the undergraduate physics curriculum. Laboratory teaching experience is a plus, as is the ability to mentor undergraduate research students. The second candidate should be able to teach astronomy and physics courses at all levels. Haverford is a highly selective college with motivated students and a commitment to both quality instruction and significant scholarship. Our location in the western suburbs of Philadelphia allows for convenient interactions with colleagues at other institutions. For more information, see Candidates must have completed a PhD, and additional postdoctoral experience is preferred. Candidates should submit a CV, a brief summary of recent research activities, and a statement of teaching interests and professional goals as well as two confidential letters of recommendation. Application materials and recommendations should be submitted using Interfolio: For full consideration, please submit your materials by March 31, 2018.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender identity or its expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability status. Haverford embraces its responsibility to reflect in its curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition genuine sensitivity to racial, ethnic, sexual, cultural, socioeconomic, and other forms of diversity. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College's educational mission.



Application Deadline: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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