Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Visiting Assistant Prof in Physics - one year - Claremont Colleges

The W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges (three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges) seeks to hire a visiting professor in physics beginning in Summer 2017. The position is a one-year appointment. This interdisciplinary department comprises biology, chemistry, physics, neuroscience, and environmental analysis faculty. The physics discipline oversees an active pre-engineering program. We seek exceptional individuals with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics or an engineering-related field and be able to teach a range of upper-division and entry-level courses. At the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, thirty miles east of Los Angeles, The Claremont Colleges are within a one-hour drive of Caltech, UCLA, USC, UC Irvine, and UC Riverside.

Please apply online at: https://webapps.cmc.edu/jobs/faculty/faculty_opening_detail.php?PostingID=16014. Upload (i) a cover letter that discusses teaching and research experience and your interest in the position, (ii) a c.v., (iii) a diversity statement (of no more than 1 page) outlining the applicant’s philosophy for fostering an educational environment that is inclusive of all students and (iv) the names and e-mail addresses of three or more references (at least two of whom can address teaching). All named references will be automatically contacted and sent instructions for uploading their reference letters. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled. Further inquiries may be directed to Professor Steve Naftilan at snaftilan@kecksci.claremont.edu.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the Claremont Colleges actively encourage applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups in higher education. The Claremont Colleges are an equal opportunity employer.