Davidson College invites applications for a two-year position at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics starting July 1, 2021. We seek a physicist who will teach classroom and laboratory courses in introductory physics, including courses taught in studio (combined lecture/lab) format. Depending on interest and experience, teaching an advanced course may be possible. Teaching load is five classes per year. Candidates are also expected to be highly committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Candidates must possess a PhD in Physics or related field by Fall 2021.
Apply online only at https://employment.davidson.edu. Preference will be given to those who apply by March 1, 2021. Along with your application, please attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research program description, and a diversity/inclusivity statement. The diversity/inclusivity statement should be no longer than one page and describe how your teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. The application requests the names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted directly.
Davidson College is a highly selective, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located 20 miles from Charlotte, NC that is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson faculty members enjoy a low faculty-student ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and outstanding research facilities. A collegial, respectful atmosphere honors academic achievement and integrity, upholds educational excellence, encourages student-faculty collaborative research, and prioritizes inclusive pedagogy. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.
Davidson College seeks out intellectually curious students who are committed to developing their talents for lives of leadership and service.Small classes enable our renowned faculty to work closely with students, engaging them directly in original research and creative work across the arts, sciences, social sciences, and humanities. In the classroom and beyond, Davidson cultivates students' compassion, creativity, resilience, and moral courage.