The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Swarthmore College invites applications for a leave replacement position in physics at the Assistant Professor level beginning with the Fall semester of 2014. The teaching load over two semesters is 3 courses and 3 lab sections (9 weekly contact hours per semester). Candidates must have a strong interest in teaching at a highly selective, undergraduate liberal arts college. Swarthmore is ranked among the top five liberal arts colleges in the country, and our students are highly achieving and motivated. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of teaching experience, and a description of research interests and activity that could involve Swarthmore undergraduates. Three letters of reference must be submitted as well. All materials must be submitted electronically, though Academic Jobs Online. Consideration of applications will begin March 17, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.