Assistant Professor – Physics Department

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Lafayette College
Department Name: 
Physics Department
Street Line 1: 
730 High St
City: 
Easton
State/Province: 
PA
Zip/Postal: 
18042
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Assistant Professor – Physics Department

 

The Physics Department of Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in academic year 2020-21. We are particularly seeking candidates in astronomy or astrophysics, although candidates in other fields of physics are invited to apply, and applications with interdisciplinary connections are encouraged.

 

Candidates should have a demonstrated enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and should be able to teach broadly in astronomy and physics in both classroom and laboratory environments at all levels of the curriculum. They should be able to communicate effectively with undergraduates having a variety of interests, backgrounds and career aspirations. The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain a vigorous research program in astronomy or a related field that can engage undergraduates and enriches the research opportunities available for our students.

 

A Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related field by August 2020 is required. More information about the department is available at http://physics.lafayette.edu or physics-search@lafayette.edu. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a research plan, and a statement of startup needs to http://apply.interfolio.com/66369. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted at the same link. In your application, please address how your teaching, mentoring, and/or community service support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (http://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement). Consideration of applications will begin on October 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

 

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Title: 
Assistant Professor – Physics Department
Institution/Company: 
Lafayette College
Street Line 1: 
730 High St
City: 
Easton
State/Province: 
PA
Zip/Postal Code: 
18042
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
6103305000