Sunday, October 16, 2011

TT at Alfred University

Alfred University’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Physics to begin August 2012. A Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field is required at the time of employment. Preference given to experimental physicists, although well qualified applicants from other fields will be considered. Opportunities exist for collaborating with our School of Engineering.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses spanning the undergraduate physics curriculum. We seek someone with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching whose research interests can be expanded to include undergraduates. We value colleagues who concentrate on effective pedagogy and are willing to consider interdisciplinary teaching. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include an active program of research and scholarship, student advising, and participation in shared faculty governance.

An EOE/AA employer, Alfred University, located 75 miles south of Rochester, NY, is a small, selective, comprehensive university in a rural setting with a long-standing tradition of excellence in liberal education.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. In one pdf format file, please email (a) application letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) statements on teaching philosophy and research plans, (d) teaching evaluations (if available), and arrange for three reference letters to be sent separately. Official transcripts will be required for employment. Contact: Search Committee, Division of Physics-Astronomy, Alfred University, One Saxon Drive, Alfred, New York 14802. Electronic submissions and questions may be sent to Dave Toot, Chair, at More information can be found at and