Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Haverford College
Street Line 1: 
370 Lancaster Avenue
United States of America
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Physics and Astronomy

Haverford College invites applications for one or more full-time leave replacement faculty positions in the Department of Physics and Astronomy for the academic year of 2020-2021. Successful candidates are expected to be able to teach courses across the undergraduate curriculum. Laboratory teaching experience is a plus, as is the ability to mentor undergraduate research students. 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.

Candidates must have completed a PhD. Candidates should submit a CV, a brief summary of recent research activities, a teaching statement, and 3 confidential letters of reference via Interfolio, at For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2020 and continue until positions are filled. For more information on the department, see .

Haverford College’s long-standing commitment to social justice is reflected in the diversity, inclusion, and ethical engagement of our students and faculty. Faculty cultivate exciting research careers along with a dedication to research collaborations with students and innovative pedagogy. A successful teaching statement will highlight effective engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, the use of varied pedagogies, and successes and challenges as a teacher.

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: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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