Tuesday, January 3, 2012

VAP at Reed College

Reed College invites applications for a one-year visiting appointment in physics, beginning in August, 2012. The position is open to strong candidates of any research focus; our main selection criterion will be the promise of outstanding teaching. The appointment entails classroom and laboratory instruction of bright and engaged undergraduates and close supervision of senior thesis students. PhD required, postdoctoral and teaching experience desirable.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research interests, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted. Electronic applications are required and must be sent as PDF attachments to Darrell Schroeter, Physics Search Chair, c/o Karin Purdy, physics.search@reed.edu. If letters of reference must be sent in hard copy, please submit to Physics Search c/o Karin Purdy, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland OR 97202. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by February 24, 2012 to guarantee full consideration.