The Bard College Physics Program invites applications for a tenure-track position in physics or astrophysics within the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computing with a nominal start in the spring semester of 2022. Alternative start schedules will also be considered. Applicants in theoretical or computational physics with research interests in condensed matter, nuclear and particle physics, AMO, or quantum information are encouraged to apply, although the search will not be restricted to these areas.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach throughout the physics curriculum, including laboratory courses, advanced courses, and non-majors courses, as well as courses of their own design at all levels; they will also be expected to develop a research program that can involve undergraduate students, for which start-up funds and internal resources are available. Members of the Physics Program work closely with faculty members throughout the Division and the College in research and curricular development, including opportunities to teach beyond the physics curriculum. The students and faculty of the Physics Program are dedicated to creating a welcoming, inclusive, and diverse environment, and candidates who share a commitment to this goal are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics and preferably post-doctoral experience.
Bard College is a highly selective liberal arts college located 100 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River, with a rapidly growing Science Division and Physics Program. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching) through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/86122. Review of applications will begin on May 1st, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution. For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Haggard at email@example.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
About Bard College
Bard College’s main campus is in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., with 1,900 undergraduate students; the College also includes multiple graduate programs. The 1,000-acre campus sits along the Hudson River and offers the Fisher Performing Arts Center, and Hessel Museum of Art, and is the home of the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest college-degree-granting prison education program in the U.S. The Bard Network also includes several Bard High School Early Colleges across the country as well as international campuses and partnerships. The Bard Network is complex and demonstrates Bard’s priorities well in addition to the College’s emphasis on civic engagement.
Bard College is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education.
Bard College offers a full package of benefits, including: a retirement plan; health, vision and dental insurance; disability insurance and more.
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