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Searches for Faculty Positions

Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large.

Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

For information about benefits, consult Human Resources.

Types of Positions

Leadership positions

Tenure Track / Tenured positions

Continuing Non-Tenure Track (CNTT) positions

Non-Tenure Track positions

One-year and other short-term teaching positions

Postdoctoral positions

 

Tenure track positions

Creative Writing Program

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

The Creative Writing Program, part of the Arts Program at Bryn Mawr College, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Creative Writing to begin August 1, 2015, with a specialization in prose fiction and creative nonfiction.

The Creative Writing Program (CWP) offers a comprehensive curriculum of workshops to undergraduate students at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. Class sizes are small and all courses are writing-intensive. The CWP aims to serve both students who might wish to pursue graduate studies in Creative Writing and those who wish to explore Creative Writing on a course-by-course basis.  An annual Reading Series brings writers of national and international reputation in all literary genres to campus.

Candidates must have an M.F.A. or Ph.D. degree in Creative Writing (or equivalent expertise) in hand by the start date, with a record of significant publications. Academic responsibilities include: teaching three beginning/intermediate or advanced-level undergraduate creative writing courses each year in fiction and/or creative nonfiction and a critical thinking and intensive writing course for first year students. We expect this new faculty member to participate in staffing and administration of the CWP including the Reading Series.

Submit as single pdf documents a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining writing and teaching interests and experience as they relate to this position, and names and contact information for three referees by November 3, 2014 to the Creative Writing Program Search Committee via Interfolio at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/25190. Please do not send publications; these will be requested at a later stage of the search. Applications received by November 3, 2014 will receive full consideration.

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Department of History of Art

Assistant Professor

The Department of History of Art at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track beginning Assistant Professor position to start August 1, 2015 in the visual and material culture of early modern Europe.  Candidates for the position must demonstrate an ability to teach courses that cover not only the art and architecture of the northern and/or southern Renaissance and Baroque but also sites and situations of cross-cultural exchange in Africa, Asia and/or the Americas.  Successful applicants will also demonstrate a willingness to forge connections across the curriculum and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching.  We seek an individual with an ambitious research profile eager to contribute creatively to the department’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum as well as to Bryn Mawr’s Graduate Group in Art, Archaeology and Classics. A completed Ph.D. in hand by the start date is required.

Applicants should submit as single pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a writing sample by December 15, 2014 to Lisa Saltzman, Chair, Search Committee, History of Art, via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/25195.  In addition, please arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be submitted via Interfolio to the Search Committee Chair.  Applications received by December 15, 2014 will receive full consideration.

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Department of Philosophy

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

The Department of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to begin August 1, 2015 in ethics and feminism.  The successful candidate’s teaching and scholarship must have a global perspective.  A Ph.D. in philosophy is required by the start date, as well as at least three years of teaching experience at the college level and published research.  The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach not only in the areas of specialization but also contribute to departmental coverage in a range of courses.  The department and the College promote interdisciplinary work and collaboration with other departments and programs.

Candidates should submit as single pdf documents a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement to the Philosophy Department Search Committee by November 10, 2014 via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/25196.  In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Philosophy Department Search Committee. Applications received by November 10, 2014 will receive full consideration.

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Department of Physics

Assistant Professor

The Department of Physics at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2015. We seek an outstanding candidate with a Ph.D. in physics and postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate will contribute to a program that combines teaching courses, seminars and laboratories at all levels with independently defined, externally funded research in collaboration with both undergraduate and graduate students. At present, the physics department has experimental research programs in chemical physics, atomic and molecular physics, and nanomaterials and spintronics, as well as a theoretical program in high-energy physics. Applicants in all fields of experimental physics, including applied physics, and astrophysics, that complement the existing research areas of the department are encouraged to apply. Ongoing collaborations exist with colleagues in other departments, at neighboring institutions and with institutions across the country and internationally.

Please submit as single pdf documents a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a research plan, including a start-up budget and a description of how undergraduate and graduate students can be involved in the research to the Physics Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/25197.  In addition, arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via Interfolio to the Physics Department Search Committee. The review of applications will begin on November 17, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

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Continuing non-tenure track positions

No open searches.

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Non-tenure track positions

No open searches.

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One-year and other short-term teaching positions

No open searches.

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Postdoctoral positions

Department of Classical & Near Eastern Archaeology
Department of Greek, Latin & Classical Studies
Department of History

Andew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Studies

The Departments of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology; Greek, Latin and Classical Studies; and History at Bryn Mawr College seek to sponsor an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities and Humanistic Studies, renewable for up to two, one-year terms beginning August 1, 2015.  The appointment will begin in the academic year 2015-2016. We seek a scholar with special research interests in Greco-Roman history, who can teach undergraduate courses on the history of the ancient Mediterranean world, as well as graduate seminars on focused topics in ancient history, making use of the primary texts in the original Greek and Latin.  We are particularly interested in finding a scholar who can bring out the cultural interactions in the rich multi-cultural environment of the ancient Mediterranean world, making use of a broad range of textual and material evidence. Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. (preferably in Classics or History) by the start date.

Submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample by February 20, 2015, to the Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/28371. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Search Committee. Applications received by February 27, 2015, will receive full consideration.

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