Tenure track faculty position in Natural Science and Mathematics
Posted: November 10, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description
Sarah Lawrence College seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member to join its Natural Science and Mathematics faculty beginning in the fall of 2022. All candidates with an expertise relevant to the multidisciplinary energy science and technology research communities that span physics, applied mathematics, engineering, and environmental science will be considered.
We seek candidates with evidence of successful teaching in undergraduate environmental science, physics, and/or mathematics courses and interest in engaging undergraduate students in research. Sarah Lawrence is a small liberal arts college located near New York City with a unique pedagogy based on small classes and individualized student projects; interdisciplinary work is a central component of the curriculum.
The application should include the following: cover letter, CV, copy of graduate transcript, statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests that incorporates how diversity, equity, and inclusion informs your work, descriptions of two courses that could be offered at Sarah Lawrence, a sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation – at least one of which should speak directly to your teaching abilities.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Requirements for the position include a completed Ph.D. at the time of the appointment in any of the energy science-allied fields in the physical sciences or mathematics and a strong commitment to teaching and supervising student research at the undergraduate level.
Preference will be given to candidates with interests in either applied computational research or experimental research collaborations conducted at external laboratory facilities.
Requirements for Employment
Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.
Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our website at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/.