Tuesday, March 17, 2015

VAP at Hendrix College AR

The Department of Physics at Hendrix College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2015.  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 at both the introductory level, such as General Physics, and at the more advanced level, such as Quantum Mechanics. 

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be requested and submitted online.  Address cover letter to Dr. Ann Wright, Search Chair.  Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and can be submitted at Hendrix.edu/jobs. Information on mailing hard-copy applications is available online. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.  The College, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts.  Hendrix College is an equal opportunity employer, and all applications will be considered without regard to race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic specified by law. The College is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of civility and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.