PHY1, Macalester College

Position ID:Macalester-PHYAST-VAPPHY [#10660]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/03/01 finished (posted 2017/12/19, finished 2018/08/06, listed until 2018/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be 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 2018. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the expectation of renewal for the 2019-2020 academic year, depending on performance. 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 arrange for three letters of recommendation to be electronically submitted. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. John M. Cannon, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 (email: Applications received by March 1, 2018 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 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 80 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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

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