Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics (open rank)

The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geophysics at Connecticut College invites applications for an open rank tenure-track position in experimental physics, beginning in July 2019.

Candidates with expertise in all areas of physics, biophysics, engineering, and materials science will be considered. Demonstrated experience in teaching undergraduates is preferred. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level physics courses. The development of an active research program, involving undergraduates, is expected. Preference will be given to candidates who can utilize our 1 MV ion accelerator for their research and/or to support undergraduate research projects.

Connecticut College is a highly selective private institution with a commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. The College seeks creative scholars who are passionate about working in a liberal arts setting and who can balance and integrate engaged teaching, scholarly productivity, service to the campus and active involvement in the advancement of a culture of inclusion and full participation. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding of the faculty role and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, including members of historically underrepresented groups. AA/EEO

Tenure-track faculty members normally teach a 3-2 load. In addition to providing ongoing support for teaching and research, the College offers the following resources for pre-tenured faculty: a 2-2 teaching load in the first year, a research fund in the first two years, and a semester's sabbatical (at full salary) after a successful third-year review.

Please submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement and three letters of recommendation. Materials should be addressed to Professor Mohamed Diagne, Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geophysics and must be submitted via Interfolio ( by Dec 07, 2018.