Kenyon College seeks a physicist for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning in July, 2015.
The successful applicant must demonstrate the ability to teach at all levels of a rigorous undergraduate curriculum and will have earned a Ph.D. in physics. Outstanding candidates who are ABD may be considered, but post-doctoral experience is preferred. The candidate’s research specialty may involve any area of theoretical, computational, or experimental physics. The ability to involve undergraduates in continuing physics research will be regarded as a definite plus. The department has an integrated computational physics component in both theoretical and experimental courses. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to this component both in courses for physics majors as well as in general education courses. The department is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The candidate should also explain in their cover letter why they are a good fit for our particular position.
Kenyon College, located on an idyllic campus in rural central Ohio, is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges and has a reputation for outstanding teaching and scholarship. The Physics Department is housed in a spacious and well-equipped building constructed in 2000. With this new hire, our staff will include seven faculty members and a laboratory director, and we graduate about 8 physics majors each year. Faculty members teach two or three lecture courses or lab sections each semester, for a total of five classes per year. For more information about our department, please visit our web site at. Kenyon offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including provisions for a spouse or domestic partner.