Macalester College, Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:Macalester-Physics-VAPP [#13125]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2019/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/01/15, finished 2019/09/08, listed until 2019/07/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Macalester College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for an anticipated full-time visiting assistant professor position to begin in the fall of 2019. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for the 2020-2021 academic year, depending on performance and staffing needs. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in physics or a related field. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching physics and will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate level physics courses. The teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year. The Department of Physics and Astronomy has five full-time faculty members with research interests in theoretical particle physics, observational astronomy, condensed matter physics, and materials science. More information about the department can be found at

In order to apply, submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, a teaching statement, a research statement, a current CV, and three letters of recommendation via the interface. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Professor John M. Cannon, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 (email: Applications received by March 1, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and over 95 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

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1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN55105

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