Assistant Professor of Physics
Centre College - Danville, KY

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Centre College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics, beginning August 2014. A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, evidenced by pedagogy that actively engages students in a liberal arts setting. An experimental research program that supports undergraduate collaborators is also essential. For more details on the Physics Program, please visit http://web.centre.edu/phy/ .
Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1,370 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and a faculty ranked #5 in the nation for “Best Undergraduate Teaching” at a liberal arts college by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre recently received a $250 million gift to establish the Brockman Scholars Program. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community . For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu .
To apply, please submit cover letter addressing interest in working at selective liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, C.V., materials demonstrating teaching effectiveness and scholarly promise, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans, unofficial transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation electronically through http://www.interfolio.com/apply/22282 . The review of applications will begin October 16, 2013. Questions may be directed to search chair, Phil Lockett at phil.lockett@centre.edu . Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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