Monday, December 16, 2013

VAP at Hendrix College AR

The Department of Physics at Hendrix College invites applications for a one-year Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2014. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in physics or a closely-related field at the time the appointment begins. The ideal candidate will be able to teach across all levels of the physics curriculum. The application should include a letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation (including the phone numbers and email addresses of the referees), and transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work. Application materials should be submitted at Review of applications will begin 1 February 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college with an endowment of $181 million, sheltering a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The College, related to the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts. Hendrix College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. Further, the College is committed to the maintenance of an atmosphere of civility and respect for all students, faculty, and staff. Please visit our website at