The Marietta College Physics Department is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with specialization in theoretical or computational physics, to begin in August 2020. The department seeks to attract an energetic faculty member to join an active physics program with a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching of physics in a liberal arts college environment. Principal responsibilities include: teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate physics courses; involving undergraduate students in research; active recruitment of physics majors; advising; assisting with an annual summer institute for high school physics teachers; and service on college committees.
The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in physics, or a closely related field, and will establish a research program involving undergraduate students. Candidates from all subfields of physics will be considered. Members of the Marietta College faculty are expected to possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work with college colleagues. A program of continuing professional development development is expected. Potential applicants are encouraged to learn more about the program at https://www.marietta.edu/physics-department, or by contacting Dr. Dennis E. Kuhl (740-376-4482, email@example.com)
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan involving undergraduates, and contact information for at least three professional references, at least one of which should address teaching aptitude. All applications/resumes must be submitted through this online process. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received.
Review of applications will begin December 4 and continue until the position is filled.
Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. The College seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Marietta College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.
About Marietta College
For nearly two centuries, Marietta College has stood as the beacon on the hill for young adults seeking to better their lives and to turn their life's passions into actionable good in the world. One of the finest liberal arts colleges in the nation, Marietta offers nearly 50 undergraduate programs, including the best liberal arts-based Petroleum Engineering curriculum in the nation and an Education program that boasts a 100 percent job placement for its graduates. The College also offers graduate programs in Physician Assistant Studies, Psychology and Athletic Training.
At Marietta, students learn from talented faculty members who are respected in their fields and wholly dedicated to teaching the next generation of leaders. These professors share their knowledge with students and challenge them to develop their skillsets through serious research, experiential opportunities and internships. Every student completes Marietta's rigorous General Education Curriculum, which builds strong communication skills and exposes students to new ideas and interests.
Our varsity athletic teams compete in NCAA Division III and against some of the best in the nation as a member of the Ohio Athl...etic Conference. Marietta has won six national championships and 61 conference titles, including an OAC-record four consecutive men's basketball titles (2014-18).
More than 25,000 living members of The Long Blue Line proudly support their alma mater and help current students gain internships and connections into their chosen industries. This support, in addition to the vibrant growth on campus, is one of the reasons why The Chronicle of Higher Education named Marietta College one of the Great Colleges to Work For.
Marietta's timeless education began in 1797, when descendants of pioneers of the Northwest Territory established the Muskingum Academy. The institution was chartered in 1835 by the state of Ohio, making Marietta College one of 37 Revolutionary Colleges and home to the 16th oldest chapter of the most prestigious academic honorary, Phi Beta Kappa. From its earliest moments until well into the future, Marietta College cherishes its role in educating individuals and inspiring them to Bring Forth a Pioneer!
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