Assistant Professor in Physics
The Physics Program at Berea College invites applications for a one-year position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics, be an experimentalist, possess a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education, and be skilled in the ability to actively engage undergraduate students in research. Previous college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred. Teaching responsibilities may include a variety of undergraduate physics courses at all levels of the curriculum as well as contributions to the General Education Program of the College.
The Physics Program includes three full-time faculty members, is home to the 3-2 Pre-Engineering program, and graduates an average of three physics majors per year. The faculty at Berea College is dedicated to excellent undergraduate teaching and robust research, particularly with students. Facilities include an x-ray diffraction lab, Mössbauer spectrometer, time-of-flight mass spectrometer, magnetometer, and fully equipped labs for both optics and electronics.
Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate academic transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of a research program that would involve undergraduate collaborators, and three letters of recommendation to PhysicsSearch@berea.edu. Consideration of applicants will begin in early February, and continue until the position is filled.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.