GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Physics invites applications for one two-year and two one-year appointments beginning Fall 2017. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Theorists and experimentalists are encouraged to apply.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 27, 2017. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to provide a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a statement of teaching interests/philosophy, a statement of research interests/achievement, and email addresses for three references (please allow time for submission of letters). Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Jacob Willig-Onwuachi, at [PhysicsSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3172.
Founded in 1846, Grinnell College is a highly selective liberal arts college that enrolls 1500 students who come from every state and 50 countries around the world. The College's curriculum is founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of a major. Grinnell College is consistently evaluated as among the finest ...residential liberal arts colleges in the nation. Capitalizing on a student/faculty ratio of 9:1 and an average class size of 17 students, the College's curricular and research programs incorporate active learning and collaborative work between students and faculty, a strong, growing commitment to undergraduate research, and an increasing focus on interdisciplinary study.
Grinnell College has an attractive campus of 108 acres, with spectacular, well-maintained facilities such as the Noyce Science Center, including collaborative spaces that have inspired similar designs nation-wide, and the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, acting as a creative hub between the campus and community. The college also owns the 365-acre Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA), located about 14 miles from the campus and used on a regular basis for research and teaching.
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