Wednesday, December 2, 2015

VAP at Macalester College MN

The Macalester College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for an anticipated one-year full-time visiting assistant professor position to begin in the fall of 2016, with possible extension for a second year. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in physics or a related field. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate level physics courses. The teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year. The Department of Physics and Astronomy has five full time faculty members with research interests in theoretical particle physics, observational astronomy, condensed matter physics, and materials science.  More information about the department can be found at  
In order to apply, submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted at Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. John M. Cannon, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 (email: Applications received by February 15, 2016, will receive full consideration.
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from 47 states and the District of Columbia and over 60 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourage