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Lecturer in Physics

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The Department of Physics at Smith College invites applications for a one-year Lecturer, starting July 2018.  Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and experience with the use of active learning methods in the classroom.  This is a teaching position, but research lab space and equipment are available if desired. A Ph.D. in Physics is expected by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Physics may be found at https://www.smith.edu/Physics/.




Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/48402 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2018. 


Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.



Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 1/19/2018
Application Due: 3/1/2018
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