Bennington College, an innovative liberal arts college in Southwestern Vermont, invites applications for a full-time faculty member in Physics, starting Fall 2011. All areas of specialty are encouraged; candidates interested in developing a curriculum in astronomy/astrophysics or atmospheric physics are of particular interest.
The College observatory, available for teaching and research purposes, houses an automated, 16” Ritchey-Chrétien telescope and several smaller student telescopes. Teaching expectations include an annual two-term college physics sequence with lab, advanced offerings, and courses for the broader campus community. Also desirable is the potential for contribution to the mathematics curriculum. Applicants must have a PhD at the time of appointment and maintain active professional work/research as part of this position.
Applicants should email or send cover letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interest, and contact information for three references to Jo-Ann Watson, Science & Mathematics Coordinator, One College Drive, Bennington, VT 05201. Review of applications will begin January 1 and continue until the position is filled. Bennington College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.