Thursday, March 10, 2016

Two-Year VAP, Mt Holyoke

The Physics Department at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty member to begin fall 2016.  This is a two-year, non-renewable teaching position with competitive salary and benefits.
 We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, able to teach across the undergraduate physics curriculum. A doctorate (anticipated or completed) in physics or a related field is required.  The college has well equipped research facilities, and development of a research program that can include undergraduates is desirable, but not required.
 To apply, submit materials at, including a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke, CV, and three statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests, and (3) a statement about mentoring a diverse student body. Please upload courses taught and which of our courses the applicant is comfortable teaching, as one PDF in the field marked “Other Document”. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf.  Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted.  Review of applications will begin March 31st, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information please contact Professor Mark A. Peterson, Department of Physics at