The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2024. Area of specialization: theoretical and computational plasma physics, including space plasma physics, fusion plasma physics, and/or plasma astrophysics. Expectations for this position include a vigorous research program involving undergraduate and graduate students, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The Department of Physics and Astronomy has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 50 Ph.D. students, with research interests in astronomy, cosmology, space and plasma physics, and quantum and condensed matter physics.
Dartmouth College provides opportunities for collaboration with colleagues in a wide range of academic departments, including Earth Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Mathematics, as well as the Thayer School of Engineering. New faculty members are eligible for grants for research-related expenses, a quarter of sabbatical leave for each three academic years in residence, and flexible scheduling of teaching responsibilities.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy and Dartmouth are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. Dartmouth recently launched a new initiative, Toward Equity, that embraces shared definitions of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as a foundation for our success in institutional transformation. Applicants should provide a statement addressing how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
A Ph.D. in physics, astrophysics, or a closely related field is required, along with at least one year of postdoctoral experience and a strong record of published research. Effective classroom teaching at the college level is essential for this position.
The complete position description, with additional instructions for applicants, can be found on Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/131776. Application requirements include: cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and a statement of how the applicant’s teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Yi-Hsin Liu ([email protected]). Reference letters are not required at this stage; the search committee will request reference letters and other materials through Interfolio after the initial review of applications.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other category protected by applicable law, in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment, or other school administered programs. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.