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Ten Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Positions

Employer
Bryn Mawr College
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted date
Aug 16, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities, Professional Fields, Urban & Regional Planning, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Bryn Mawr College

Tenure Track Position Announcements

Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Learn more about Bryn Mawr College at:  https://www.brynmawr.edu/

Tenure Track Positions beginning August 1, 2018:

Classical and Near Eastern ArchaeologyAssistant Professor

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, from the Neolithic to the end of the Iron Age (c. 11000 – 300 BCE). Within this broad area, we seek candidates who engage in a promising and developing research program and teach courses centered on the material culture of the Mediterranean and the Near East, such as the archaeology of Mesopotamia and Egypt, as well as the interaction between these various regions. Teaching in these areas will extend from undergraduate to graduate, including supporting interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in the college, participating in the Graduate Group in the Humanities, and advising students on the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is desirable, but not necessary, that the candidate be involved in an active fieldwork program in the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East. This can encompass excavation and/or archaeobotanical, archaeozoological, or bioarchaeological research. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement and a writing sample by November 1, 2017 to the Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/42993. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Department Search Committee. Applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.
 

EconomicsAssistant Professor (beginning or advanced)

H – Public economics
I1 – Health economics
I3 –Welfare economics
J1 –Demographic economics
R – Urban, rural, and regional economics

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning or advanced Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018, in the above fields with a focus on US domestic social policy. In addition to courses in the area of specialization, the successful candidate will teach a one-semester introductory course and either statistics or econometrics. Candidates must have teaching experience, evidence of research potential, and have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. in economics by the start date. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to research and teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of current research, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and recent teaching evaluations by November 17, 2017 to the Economics Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at https://apply.interfolio.com/42995.  In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Economics Department Search Committee.  To be assured of full consideration for interviews at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia, all materials must be received by November 17, 2017.

EnglishAssistant Professor

The Department of English at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, beginning tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018, in Children’s and Young Adult literature.  Candidates may focus on any time period or geographic area, including pre-20th century and the Anglophone world.  Possible specializations might include: childhood studies; gender, sexuality, and trans studies; race and ethnicity; disability studies; environmental studies; speculative fiction; and/or graphic narratives.  Bryn Mawr’s library holdings include The Ellery Yale Wood Collection, a recent bequest of over 15,000 volumes of 18th-20th century British and U.S. children’s literature.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement, and writing sample by November 1, 2017 to the English Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/42996.  In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the English Department Search Committee.  Applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Environmental StudiesAssistant Professor (2 positions)

The Bi-College Department of Environmental Studies at Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College invites applications for two full-time, beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Environmental Studies to begin August 1, 2018. One position is in Environmental Humanities and the Arts (broadly defined) and the other in Environmental Social Sciences (broadly defined). Successful candidates will be joining a newly established Bi-College Environmental Studies Department. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. or other terminal degree requirements by the start date.

For the Environmental Humanist position, we seek candidates in environmental studies grounded in one or more of the humanities or arts, including philosophy, history, literary and/or visual studies, critical theory, cultural studies or the creative arts. For the Environmental Social Scientist position, we seek candidates in environmental studies grounded in one or more of the social sciences, including anthropology, human geography, economics, political science or sociology.  For both positions, we seek individuals with the type of interdisciplinary graduate training common to Ph.D. programs in Environmental Studies, with a preference for candidates who hold their terminal degree in Environmental Studies.

Candidates must show demonstrated promise in research and a serious commitment to undergraduate teaching. The faculty members filling these positions will teach courses at all levels in our Environmental Studies curriculum, including our mid-level Environmental Service Learning course. For both positions, we welcome candidates whose scholarship and teaching address issues at the intersection of the environment and social justice, ethics, race, class, and gender. We are looking for candidates excited by the opportunity to contribute to the development and growth of our new Bi-College Environmental Studies Department. Prior experience teaching in an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program is desirable.

To apply for the Environmental Humanist position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching philosophy by October 2, 2017 to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43000. In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 2, 2017 will receive full consideration.

To apply for the Environmental Social Scientist position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching philosophy by October 2, 2017 to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43001. In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 2, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Growth and Structure of Cities – Assistant Professor (beginning or advanced)

The Department of Growth and Structure of Cities at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning or advanced Assistant Professor position to start August 1, 2018. We seek a social scientist specializing in urban society and culture, with a preference for Africa, Asia or Latin America.  The successful applicant should be a committed teacher and scholar to join our multidisciplinary exploration of social and formal cities around the globe and through history, teach core introductory courses, work with quantitative methods, and participate in our senior seminar.  The candidate should have expertise in such areas as political economy, transnational flows, social movements and social change, housing, social justice and/or urban policy.  Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the start date in one of the following areas: economics, geography, anthropology, sociology, political science, planning, or a related social science field.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement by December 5, 2017 to Growth and Structure of Cities Search Department Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at https://apply.interfolio.com/42997.  In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Growth and Structure of Cities Department Search Committee.  Applications received by December 5, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Italian and Italian StudiesAssistant Professor

The Department of Italian and Italian Studies at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in Modern Italian Studies. Applicants will be expected to enhance the interdisciplinary curriculum of the department and organize our major in Italian Studies around a global focus at the intersection with other fields such as:  philosophy, intellectual history, architecture, music studies, environmental humanities/ethics/eco-criticism. The ideal candidate will also have a second specialization and strong expertise in foreign language pedagogy with the capacity to coordinate and teach our rigorous beginning language program on a regular basis as an important aspect of his/her contribution to the department.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and evidence of excellence in undergraduate Italian language instruction, which may include student evaluations and sample beginning-level syllabus with lesson plans and teaching materials, at the elementary level by November 15, 2017 to the Italian and Italian Studies Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43004. We will request three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Italian and Italian Studies Department Search Committee in the second stage of the selection. Applications received by November 15, 2017 will receive full consideration.

MathematicsAssistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position with a specialization in Algebra (broadly construed to include algebra, pure and applied, and allied fields such as algebraic geometry, representation theory, algebraic number theory, and algebraic combinatorics) to begin August 1, 2018. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Postdoctoral research experience is desirable. Candidates must show demonstrated promise in research and a serious commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The faculty member filling this position will teach courses at all levels in our mathematics curriculum (from introductory and elective courses to core and graduate sequences in algebra), supervise senior theses, and lead the algebra component of our graduate program. We are looking for candidates excited to contribute to the department's nationally recognized success in supporting women and students from underrepresented groups in mathematics.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching philosophy by December 1, 2017 to the Mathematics Department Search Committee at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10440. In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via www.MathJobs.org to the Mathematics Department Search Committee. Applications received by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Physics – Assistant Professor

The Department of Physics at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018. We seek an outstanding experimentalist in physics, applied physics or related fields to compliment the department’s experimental research programs in atomic physics, condensed matter physics, and plasma physics, as well as theoretical programs in astrophysics and high-energy physics. The successful candidate will contribute to a program that combines teaching courses, seminars and laboratories at all levels with independently defined, externally funded research in collaboration with both undergraduate and graduate students. Ongoing collaborations exist with colleagues in other departments, at neighboring institutions and with institutions across the country and internationally. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a research plan that includes a start-up budget and a description of how undergraduate and graduate students can participate.  Please submit your application to the Physics Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43006.  In addition, arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via Interfolio to the Physics Department Search Committee by the application deadline. Applications received by November 6, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Psychology – Assistant Professor

The Department of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in Behavioral Neuroscience, broadly defined.  We seek candidates whose program of research will engage undergraduate students.  The area of research specialty is open but we have a preference for candidates whose research engages questions about linkages between the brain and behavior in animal models or humans.  We are interested in broadly trained candidates who will enhance the departmental offerings in biological areas and strengthen interdisciplinary connections within the college especially in Neuroscience.  The successful candidate will supervise senior research and teach across the curriculum, including an intermediate-level survey course in behavioral neuroscience, two advanced courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise, and a research methods laboratory course in behavioral neuroscience.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Postdoctoral research experience is desirable.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement to the Psychology Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43008.  In addition, the candidate should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Psychology Department Search Committee.  Applications received by October 16, 2017 will receive full consideration.

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