Sarah Lawrence College seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member to begin in the fall of 2016. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely allied discipline completed by the time of appointment, evidence of success as a teacher, and the ability to teach a wide array of undergraduate courses are required. Candidates with any specialty in physics but broad interests in the subject, its curricular development, and its interdisciplinary connections are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and supervising undergraduate student research in physics.
The application should include the following: cover letter which includes statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, CV, copy of graduate transcript, sample syllabi for two courses suitable for liberal arts students, a sample of scholarly writing and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should speak directly to the candidate’s teaching abilities. Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. To apply for the position, please go to:
Sarah Lawrence is a small liberal arts college located near New York City with a unique pedagogy based on small classes and individualized student projects; interdisciplinary work is a central component of the curriculum. For information on our curriculum, teaching methods and philosophy of education, please visit our web site at. Sarah Lawrence has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, we especially welcome applications from underrepresented groups.
Ph.D. in Physics or closely allied discipline completed by time of appointment