The Department of Physics at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in Fall 2019. We are a highly selective, exclusively undergraduate, liberal arts college in central Massachusetts with about 3,000 students. The department consists of eight faculty, a laboratory supervisor, a machinist and over 60 majors. We seek someone with demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching at all levels and excellence in scholarly achievement. A typical teaching load is a mix of introductory and upper-level courses. The department has strong research programs in atomic and molecular physics, theoretical particle physics, astrophysics and condensed matter. Candidates in any area of scholarship are encouraged to apply but preference will be given to someone who will actively involve undergraduate students in their research. Start-up funds will be provided. We particularly encourage candidates with interest and willingness to create interdisciplinary connections with other science departments through teaching, research or both. Ph.D. is required.
In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission), and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Preference will be given to candidates with experience mentoring or advising underrepresented students in physics. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on research, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/52978 .
Review of applications will begin on October 1st and continue until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place in October. We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Skype. Questions about this search may be directed to email@example.com.
About College of the Holy Cross
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.