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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

Department of Computer Science

Assistant Professor

The Department of Computer Science at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2016 in the areas of theory, algorithms, or systems (such as Complexity, Algorithms, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Distributed Systems, Programming Languages, Compilers). The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and an active and successful research program. She or he will be expected to teach courses at all levels of the undergraduate program in computer science, mentor students and contribute broadly to the academic life of the department and the College. The successful candidate must have completed all Ph.D. requirements in Computer Science by the start date.

Submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement by December 15, 2015 to Computer Science Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/30353. In addition arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Computer Science Search Committee.  Applications received by December 15, 2015 will receive full consideration.

Department of English

Assistant Professor

The Department of English at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2016. We seek to appoint a scholar in global and transnational approaches to the Early Modern Period, including Shakespeare.  We are especially interested in candidates who engage race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, or performance studies.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample and teaching philosophy and research statement by November 1, 2015 to the English Search Committee via Interfolio at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/30354. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the English Search Committee.  Applications received by November 1, 2015 will receive full consideration.

Department of German and German Studies

Assistant or Associate Professor

The Bi-College Department of German and German Studies at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (without tenure) position at Bryn Mawr College to begin August 1, 2016.  We invite applications from generalists with solid training as Germanists and experience as well as expertise in teaching a broad range of language courses.  The ideal candidate would have a strong theoretical profile, innovative and original scholarship, and broad interdisciplinary interests that expand beyond the borders of traditional German literary survey courses and interact with other departments and programs, such as Comparative Literature and International Studies.  A Ph.D. is required for either rank by the start date.

Submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement to German Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/30355. In addition arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the German Search Committee.  Applications received by November 1, 2015 will receive full consideration.

Department of Philosophy

Assistant Professor

The Department of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2016 in either (A) philosophy of science and epistemology, or (B) comparative philosophy (East and West).  A Ph.D. in philosophy is required by the start date.  The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach not only in the area of specialization but also contribute to the departmental coverage in a range of courses.  The department and the College promote interdisciplinary work and collaboration with other departments and programs.

Submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement by November 9, 2015 to Philosophy Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/30356. In addition arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Philosophy Search Committee.  Applications received by November 9, 2015, will receive full consideration.

Department of Political Science

Assistant Professor

The Political Science Department at Bryn Mawr College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start on August 1, 2016 in Comparative Politics. We are interested in candidates with a primary regional expertise in the Middle East/North Africa but would consider applicants whose work additionally links to other areas of the Global South. We would be open to any substantive focus except military security and counter-terrorism. The successful applicant will demonstrate the potential to excel in both research and undergraduate teaching. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

Candidates should submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a letter describing their teaching philosophy and research interests, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample to the Political Science Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/30357 by September 30, 2015.  Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted separately via Interfolio to the Political Science Search Committee. Complete applications received by October 7, 2015 will receive full consideration.

Department of Sociology

Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2016, with Gender as the primary research and teaching area of specialization. Secondary areas of specialization are open, but the following areas are especially attractive: medical/health; law; politics; public policy; comparative/historical; organizations; social psychology; sociological theory; and/or criminology.  Applications from candidates with a global focus in their teaching and research areas would be very welcome. Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by the start date.

Submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement by October 1, 2015 to Sociology Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/30358. In addition arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Sociology Search Committee.  Applications received by October 1, 2015 will receive full consideration.

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Continuing non-tenure track positions

Department of Chemistry

Lecturer

The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time continuing non-tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2016.

Teaching will primarily involve instruction in and supervision of the General Chemistry laboratory program. Ongoing development of new, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory materials will be expected. Academic year responsibilities will involve teaching four laboratory sections of roughly 25 students each, providing pre-lab lectures, supervising teaching assistants, organizing and preparing for all experiments, acquiring the necessary supplies and conducting assessment of student work. The faculty member would also be expected to contribute to other Chemistry Department and College service activities in support of our academic mission. A Ph.D. by the start date is required and teaching experience is preferred.

Submit as a pdf document a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one page description of the essential components of a successful teaching laboratory, and a writing sample consisting of a two page introduction to a general chemistry laboratory exercise of the candidate’s choice by October 16, 2015 to the Chemistry Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/30345. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Chemistry Department Search Committee.  Applications received by October 16, 2015 will receive full consideration.

Department of French and Francophone Studies

Lecturer

The Department of French and Francophone Studies at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time continuing non-tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2016 in French language pedagogy and language instruction. This new faculty member would direct the non-intensive French language and culture track: the position would carry full curricular responsibility for the beginning and intermediate non-intensive courses, including the supervision and training of teaching assistants. She or he would teach Elementary French and Intermediate French each semester, and a fifth course each year in the “culture” track, and take an active role in co-curricular activities. The ideal candidate would bring experience with the most recent technologies related to language teaching and an ongoing and demonstrated engagement in current developments and best practices in language pedagogy (which might be demonstrated with graduate work on language acquisition or some related field). The successful applicant will take an active role in establishing new co-curricular activities as well as participating in existing ones. Also welcome would be accreditation (or willingness to seek accreditation) in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) program of Oral Proficiency Testing. A Ph.D. in French or a second-language acquisition related field (with a specialization in French) is preferred but those with an M.A. accompanied by extensive experience in French language instruction and coordination will be considered.

Please submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy, as well as copies of class evaluations for at least one language course, by October 15, 2015 to the French and Francophone Studies Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/30351. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the French and Francophone Studies Search Committee.  Applications received by October 15, 2015 will receive full consideration.

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Non-tenure track positions

No open searches at this time.

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One-year and other short-term teaching positions

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Postdoctoral positions

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