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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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Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor

The Department of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, beginning or advanced Assistant Professor position in Developmental Psychology to start August 1, 2015.  Area of specialization in developmental psychology is open but candidates with interests in social/cultural or a biological/neuroscience focus are especially encouraged to apply.  The teaching responsibilities include Developmental Psychology, a departmental service course (e.g., Introductory Psychology, Statistics, or Senior Seminar), a seminar and lab course in the candidate’s area of expertise, and supervision of senior research.  An essential aspect of the position is an independent research program that can meaningfully incorporate undergraduates.  We seek a broadly trained colleague who can contribute to the Department’s connections with other departments and interdisciplinary initiatives.  Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by the start date.

Applicants should submit as single pdf documents a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching and research interests (including how undergraduate students will be involved in research) by October 10, 2014 to the Psychology Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/25198.  Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Psychology Department Search Committee.  Applications received by October 10, 2014 will receive full consideration.

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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 start August 1, 2015 in Immigration, with a specific focus on Latina/o Studies.  Secondary areas of specialization may include: medical/health; law; politics; public policy; comparative/historical; organizations; social psychology; and/or criminology.  Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by the start date.

Please submit as single pdf documents a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy and a research statement by October 1, 2014 to the Sociology Department Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/25199.  In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Sociology Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 1, 2014 will receive full consideration.

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Theater Program

Assistant Professor

The Theater Program at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track beginning Assistant Professor position to start August 1, 2015. Our program serves students from Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges and is located in the Philadelphia area, which is home to a lively arts community. The position involves directing theater productions and teaching courses in acting and, potentially, other areas of interest. We seek a practicing artist or artist/scholar whose work and teaching will engage students in both creative and intellectual aspects of the artistic process.

Candidates must have a M.F.A., or Ph.D. (or equivalent expertise) in hand by the start date with significant training in acting, a track record as director of productions with undergraduate performers and a proven capacity to teach in a college or university. Teaching responsibilities include: multiple levels in an action-based (Stanislavski inspired) acting curriculum, one or more embodied performance practices, and other courses that connect creative and intellectual work (for example, courses that connect dramatic literature, cultural studies, or theory to performance). The successful candidate must have an established practice as an artist or artist/scholar.

Submit as single pdf documents a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and statement of creative plans and/or research program by September 15, 2014 to the Theater Program Search Committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/25200. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Theater Program Search Committee. Applications received by September 15, 2014 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 May 1, 2015.

Teaching will primarily involve instruction in the College’s prestigious post-baccalaureate program during the summer months when two semesters of General Chemistry are taught. The intensive ten-week summer program includes both lecture and laboratory, and this position would be responsible for the laboratory lecturer component of the course. Academic year responsibilities will involve teaching two laboratory sections of Organic Chemistry or an equivalent level of support in another area of the chemistry curriculum. An ability to contribute to the growing biochemistry demands of the pre-medical curriculum would be considered desirable. Hiring and training of staff for the summer post-baccalaureate General Chemistry courses and contributing to other College service work would also be expected during the academic year. A Ph.D. is required and teaching experience is preferred.

Submit as single pdf documents a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy by October 31, 2014 to the Chemistry Department Search Committee via Interfolio at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/25186. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Chemistry Department Search Committee.  Applications received by October 31, 2014 will receive full consideration.

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Non-tenure track positions

No open searches.

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One-year and other short-term teaching positions

Q Project

Lecturer in Fundamentals of Mathematics

The Bryn Mawr College Q Project invites applications for a Lecturer position in Fundamentals of Mathematics, with the appointment to begin September 2014.  This is a part-time, non-tenure-track, one-semester appointment to teach one course, with the possibility of reappointment.

Our priority is to hire an outstanding teacher, with experience in teaching introductory mathematics through calculus, who can take the lead in a new fundamentals of mathematics course.  This fundamental skills course is intended to prepare STEM and social science students from diverse academic backgrounds to succeed in rigorous introductory courses in quantitative disciplines across the college curriculum.   Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of a strong teaching record.

The successful applicant will collaborate with Q Project director Betsy Horner, in consultation with the quantitative reasoning steering committee, to develop course topics, to consider workshop and blended learning components, and to confer about course outcomes.

Applicants should submit all materials to Betsy Horner, Q Center, Canwyll House West, Bryn Mawr College, 101 North Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899, or bhorner@brynmawr.edu.  Materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for two references.  To receive full consideration, applications must be received by July 25, 2014.

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Postdoctoral positions

No open searches.

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