The Department of Physics seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2013. We seek an intellectually vigorous individual who is committed to excellence in both teaching and research, and who will contribute to Middlebury College’s mission to “engage students’ capacity for rigorous analysis and independent thought within a wide range of disciplines.” Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and potential to develop a strong research program involving undergraduate participation. The field of specialization is open, but the search will place particular emphasis on candidates with research and/or teaching interests in observational astronomy and astrophysics. Candidates should hold a Ph. D. in Physics, Astrophysics, or Astronomy, preferably with some post-doctoral experience.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and end when the position has been filled, provided that a suitable candidate has been found. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit an application addressed to the Department of Physics, including curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching and research plans, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. More information at http://www.interfolio.com/apply/14206.