Centre College invites applications for a tenure track position
in physics beginning August 2022. Candidates must have a strong
commitment to mentoring undergraduate research in physics and/or
related fields and to teaching in a student-centered
environment. Ideal candidates will employ inclusive
pedagogies and support students beyond the classroom. The
successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree
by the start of their appointment.
Established in 1819, Centre College has long been ranked among
the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World
Report. Centre is also proud to host one of the nation’s
premiere study abroad programs, in which over 85% of students
participate. With an enrollment of 1400 and an excellent
faculty of teacher-scholars, classes are small and academic
standards are high. Our physics graduates
enjoy extraordinary success in admission to top graduate
and professional schools, obtaining prestigious fellowships,
and finding rewarding careers.
We are committed to an environment that welcomes and supports
diversity. As noted in the
Statement of Community, Centre strives to create an environment
where differences are celebrated, governance is shared, ideas are
freely and respectfully exchanged, and all members of the community
benefit from the richness of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
The Physics Program encourages applications from candidates who
further diversify our faculty, who celebrate the rich diversity of
our student body, and who seek to belong, and contribute, to an
inclusive community. Centre College supports faculty success
with a robust Center for Teaching and Learning, peer mentoring,
membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and
Diversity, and endowed funding for professional development.
Centre College is in Danville, Kentucky, a city of 18,000
recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown,
friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to
Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. For more information about
Centre College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.
To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/94814.
A completed application will include: 1) a cover letter that
describes your interest and qualifications for this position, 2)
your curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy,
experience, and effectiveness, 4) a research statement that
describes past/future work and your plan for engaging students in
your research, 5) a diversity statement explaining how you would
contribute to and/or address the issues of diversity and inclusion
at Centre, 6) graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 7) three
confidential letters of reference from individuals able to share
insight into your professional expertise and future potential.
Full consideration will be given to applications submitted
by October 15, 2021 but will be accepted until October 31,
Centre College is an equal opportunity employer and proud member
of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Consortium,
www.greaterkyherc.org, which is committed to recruiting and
retaining a diverse, talented workforce.