ELECTRONICS & COMPUTER COORDINATOR,
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY
Swarthmore College seeks a qualified individual to take responsibility for coordinating all aspects of electronics and computer-interfacing in the department. Responsibilities include: design and construction of electronic instrumentation for teaching and research laboratories; instructional assistance with electronics and experimental procedures courses; and maintenance of departmental computers. The Coordinator will also oversee the electronics shop including maintaining inventories of supplies and hard copy reference materials; instructing students on electronics fabrication in a formal course; set-up and assisting a professor in the electronics course, and generally maintaining a clean and safe electronics shop. The department consists of a vibrant group of seven physicists (5 experimental, 2 theory), two astronomers, two lecturers, and three staff (including this position).
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, preferably in physics or related field; Candidates with higher level degrees are encouraged to apply.
At least 2-3 years experience in the instrumentation/computer area
Facility with electronics design, construction, testing, and repair, including both analog and digital.
Knowledge of computer operating systems and interfacing computers with hardware.
Good communication and teaching skills; Experience in teaching or laboratory instruction desired.
Please apply through our web site at www.swarthmore.edu under Human Resources and Employment Opportunities. Application deadline: 2/24/12
Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
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