Assistant Professor Of Experimental Physics (Tenure-track Position)

Berry College
Indian, ME
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Physics
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Assistant Professor Of Experimental Physics (Tenure-track Position) JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Department Of Physics, Astronomy, And Geology At Berry College, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of experimental physics to begin in August 2023.

The candidate will be expected to establish a strong experimental physics research program involving undergraduate students. The department has mentored two Goldwater Scholars and is committed to continued undergraduate research excellence. In addition to a commitment to high-quality teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate should also be an active participant in the campus community and interested in mentoring students in a residential college environment. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with students and faculty from a variety of disciplines such as physics, computer science, and creative technologies.

The department is known for innovative pedagogy and mentoring students from a wide range of backgrounds in a comprehensive college with a liberal arts core. The candidate should share our department's commitment to student engagement inside and outside of the classroom, as well as our desire to promote opportunities for students from underrepresented groups. Berry is also committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We welcome applications from all groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in physics, engineering, or a closely related field. Applicants who are ABD should include documentation that the requirements for the degree will be completed by August 2023.


Berry College offers competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. All potential employees at Berry College are required to submit to a full national background check prior to hiring.

Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at 706.290.2698.

Berry College provides benefit options with no employee costs for medical, dental, disability, and life insurance, including spouse and dependents at a reduced rate.

About Berry College:

Berry is a selective independent college of 2100 students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago.

Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.


Applicants should provide (1) a letter expressing their qualifications and interest in the position, (2) a CV, (3) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) a statement of commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, (6) a statement of research plans suitable for an undergraduate college environment, and (7) three names and contact information of references.

Please apply through the following link: The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Washington, DC - 20037

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