Monday, October 3, 2011

TT at Denison University

The Denison University Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor preferably starting Fall 2012, although a later start may be considered under exceptional circumstances. Ph.D. required. We are seeking candidates with outstanding potential as teachers of physics at both the beginning and advanced levels, including laboratory-based courses. The successful applicant is expected to carry out a professional research program with the involvement of undergraduates. Substantial start-up funds for research will be available, and Denison supports generous professional and family leave programs. Preference will be given to an experimentalist who will involve students in hands-on research. Denison University is a highly-selective liberal arts college of 2100 students, located in Granville, Ohio, 30 minutes from Columbus. The department consists of seven faculty, a technical assistant, and an administrative assistant. Facilities include excellent equipment for both teaching and research, first class on-site experimental labs, a link to the Ohio Supercomputer, an observatory, a planetarium, and a well-equipped machine shop. Additional information may be obtained from our web site at Applicants should submit vita, transcripts, a description of teaching interests and experience, a proposed research plan including the means for involving undergraduates, and three (3) letters of reference online at Applications received by October 15, 2011 will receive full consideration; applications may be accepted until the position is filled.