Tenure-Track Positions in Astronomy and in Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 16, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 11, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Wellesley College
Department Name: 
Astronomy and Physics
Street Line 1: 
106 Central Street
Street Line 3: 
02481
City: 
Wellesley
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal: 
02481
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy and the Department of Physics at Wellesley College invite applications for multiple tenure track positions to begin in the fall of 2023. The college is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and we are especially interested in applicants committed to sustaining an academic community where everyone feels welcomed and valued. Applications at the rank of assistant professor are preferred; however applications at all ranks will be considered. Successful applicants will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and a well-developed plan for research that can be carried out at an undergraduate institution. All fields of research in physics and astronomy will be considered, including those at interdisciplinary boundaries. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a closely related field, ABD considered. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a 2-4 page statement of teaching experience and interests, a 2-4 page proposed research plan that includes a description of undergraduate participation, and email addresses for three references. The submitted materials should describe the applicant’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Questions about the position or application procedures should be directed to Wesley Watters (Astronomy) and James Battat (Physics) at [email protected] and [email protected]. Early applications are strongly encouraged; we will conduct on-campus interviews in fall 2022. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2022; there is no guarantee that applications received after that date will be considered. All employees hired after August 2, 2021 are required to upload proof of vaccination and booster against COVID‐19, subject to approved medical or religious exemptions or disability accommodations. 

Included Benefits: 

Wellesley College offers a wide variety of benefits programs and resources to its employees. From our health plan options and wellness programs, to our continuing education opportunities and competitive retirement plans. Check out https://www.wellesley.edu/hr/benefits to learn more.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 14, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, October 14, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Wesley Watters (Astronomy) and James Battat (Physics) at [email protected] and [email protected]
Institution/Company: 
Wellesley College
Department Name: 
Astronomy and Physics
Street Line 1: 
106 Central Street
City: 
Wellesley
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal Code: 
02481
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
7812833202
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Wellesley College