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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 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

Department of Chemistry

Laboratory Instructor in General Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a one-year Laboratory Instructor position in General Chemistry to begin September 1, 2015.

Teaching includes the preparation and lecture for four sections of General Chemistry for both Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters.  A Ph.D. is required.

Submit as pdf documents a cover letter with a description of your qualifications and experience, and a curriculum vitae including three references by March 6, 2015 to the Chemistry Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/28955. Applications received by March 6, 2015 will receive full consideration.  The position is open until filled.

Laboratory Instructor in Organic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a part-time Laboratory Instructor position in Organic Chemistry to begin September 1, 2015.

Teaching includes the preparation and lecture for four sections of Organic Chemistry for Fall 2015.  A Ph.D. is required.

Submit as pdf documents a cover letter with a description of your qualifications and experience, and a curriculum vitae including three references by March 6, 2015 to the Chemistry Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/28958. Applications received by March 6, 2015 will receive full consideration.  The position is open until filled.

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Department of Economics

Visiting Assistant Professor

Quantitative Methods
Domestic Social Policy
Industrial Organization

The Department of Economics at Bryn Mawr College invites applications, pending budgetary approval, for one, full-time, Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2015. The position is for one year, with the potential for renewal contingent upon departmental staffing needs and a successful review of teaching. Two years post-Ph.D. teaching experience as of the position start date is desired.

The successful candidate will teach introductory econometrics and courses in their field of specialization at the sophomore and junior levels. Teaching interest in domestic social policy or industrial organization would be especially attractive. A full-time course load is six courses per year.

Applicants should arrange to submit cover letter, c.v., publication or job market paper, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests, recent teaching evaluations and three letters of recommendation through the American Economic Association JOE Network.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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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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