Reed College, Physics Department

Position ID:Reed College-Physics Department-PHYSICSTT [#19313]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Position in Experimental Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Portland, Oregon 97202, United States
Subject Area: Physics / Experimental Physics
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/08/25)
Position Description:    

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The Reed College Physics Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental physics, with Assistant Professor level preferred, to begin August, 2022. A PhD is required, with postdoctoral and/or teaching experience valued, but not required. We seek an experimentalist with the promise of outstanding teaching in classroom and laboratory settings who would be comfortable with any of the required courses in the Reed physics major curriculum. We prefer applications from candidates whose research would broaden the coverage within the department. We are most interested in applicants whose primary research program could be housed on campus with projects suitable for undergraduate participation in their lab.

Reed College is a small, distinguished undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum and long tradition of academic excellence. The Physics Department consists of six regular faculty members in a range of fields. For further information about the Reed Physics Department, please see our web page ( Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, please describe the ways in which your past and current teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service have supported values of diversity and inclusion as articulated in Reed College's diversity statement (

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a two-page description of research plans and two examples of senior thesis projects that the applicant could mentor (for examples see to Associate Prof. Alison Crocker, Chair, Physics Search Committee at The cover letter should address how the applicant's teaching and scholarship are suited to Reed’s small, selective undergraduate environment. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by October 15, 2021 to guarantee full consideration. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

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