Monday, September 17, 2012

TT at Rhodes College

The Department of Physics at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2013. The successful candidate will teach at all levels of a rigorous undergraduate physics curriculum and establish an active research program involving undergraduate students. The normal teaching load is five courses per year. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or closely related field.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce ( ).

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation’s 19th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities. Read more about Memphis ( ).

Please apply online at . A completed application includes a cover letter, a CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation (at least two of which speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities), a statement of teaching philosophy and a research statement that includes a plan to involve undergraduates. Review of completed applications will begin on November 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, contact Dr. Brent Hoffmeister at .