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Position Detail - Visiting Lecturer in Physics

Visiting Lecturer in Physics

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Work type: Faculty Salaried Visitor
Location: South Hadley, MA
Categories: Faculty

The Physics Department at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty member to begin in fall 2021. This is a one-year, non-renewable teaching position with competitive salary and benefits. 

The department believes that the field of physics is better when everyone is allowed to participate, and we strive to create an inclusive and encouraging environment for students, faculty, and staff. We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, able to teach across the undergraduate physics curriculum. A doctorate (anticipated or completed) in physics or a related field is required. Opportunities to mentor students on research projects are available when the topics are accessible to undergraduates. Support is available for professional development, including conference participation.

To apply, submit materials at, including a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke, CV, and three statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests, and (3) a statement about mentoring a diverse student body. Review of applications will begin April 7, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should be prepared to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf, upon request. For further information please contact Professor Alexi Arango, Department of Physics at  

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.



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