Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track
Full or Part Time
The Department of Physics at Trinity College invites applications
for a one-year visiting position at the assistant professor level
beginning in Fall 2023. The appointment may be extended for an
additional one year. We seek candidates who are excited about
teaching undergraduates in an active learning environment, and who
are committed to inclusive teaching and mentoring.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing
demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse,
representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S.
students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than
90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly
selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution
located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100
full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the
college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a
vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location
in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be
among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong
connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions
and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a
preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity
College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead
Candidates considered for non-tenure-track, temporary positions
must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Applicants who require an H1-B visa cannot be considered for
temporary positions. Applicants for non-tenure-track, temporary
positions who require sponsorship for visas other than an H1-B visa
will be required to pay all costs associated with visa
A Ph.D. in physics or closely-related field is required; candidates
who expect to receive their degrees by August 2023 will also be
considered. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a
statement of teaching philosophy that addresses diversity and
inclusion, a curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of
three references. Additional questions about the position may be
addressed to the Department Chair Barbara Walden at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Review of applications will begin on May 1 and will continue
until the position is filled.
Competitive salary and benefits.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are asked to list contact information for reference
providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is
submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference
provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where the referee
must upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio
(or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique
Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts
college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate
students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent
liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares
students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative
lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students,
faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the
intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class
liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many
opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse
faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should
request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to
participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate
equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment
to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts
context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.
Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute
to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
their research, teaching, and service.