The Denison University Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor preferably starting Fall 2013, although a later start may be considered under exceptional circumstances. Ph.D. required. We seek an experimentalist who will involve students in hands-on research. Candidates must have 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. Denison provides generous professional development and family leave programs.
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 dedicated technical assistant, and a full-time administrative assistant. Facilities include excellent equipment for both teaching and research, first class on-site experimental labs, a link to the Ohio Supercomputing Center, an observatory, a planetarium, and a well-equipped machine shop. Additional information may be obtained from our web site at http://www.denison.edu/physics/.
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 https://employment.denison.edu. Applications received by October 15, 2012, will receive full consideration; applications may be accepted until the position is filled. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.