Faculty Positions

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Department of Chemistry

Visiting Faculty Position in Chemistry

Visiting Faculty Position in Chemistry at Harvey Mudd College. The Chemistry Department invites applications for a one-year visiting position to begin July 1, 2015, with a possibility of a second year. The successful candidate will teach in the general chemistry program including laboratory as well as other advanced courses depending on expertise. Candidates in all areas of chemistry will be considered, with those in areas at the interface such as materials and environmental chemistry, preferred. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to involve students in original research. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required. Experience with or demonstrated ability to effectively teach students from diverse backgrounds will be considered among the criteria for appointment and should be addressed in the application. Complete applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of your teaching interests and experience, an outline of research interests, and two letters of recommendation (preferably with at least one letter addressing your teaching ability). Applications and letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to Ms. Kimberly Young at kim_young@hmc.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates historically underrepresented on college faculties.

Department of Engineering

Electrical Engineering – Two Positions

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions with an emphasis in electrical engineering, particularly wireless, analog or digital systems. As the premier undergraduate general engineering program, the Department of Engineering seeks candidates with experience building systems who can support a broad curriculum emphasizing design, systems engineering and engineering science. Applicants must have a PhD in electrical engineering or a related field and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence. Professional practice experience is highly valued. Appointments will preferably be made at the assistant professor rank, although other ranks will be considered.

Teaching duties include the department’s required courses in electrical and/or computer engineering, participation on design or systems engineering teaching teams, supervising sponsored projects in the unique Engineering Clinic Program and developing courses in the applicant’s area of specialty. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching and an interest in engaging with undergraduate students in research, consulting or other forms of professional development.

The candidate must be committed to teaching and mentoring an exceptional and diverse student population. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. All applicants are encouraged to describe their commitment to and experience with broadening participation in engineering.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and names of three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4683. Review of applications will begin on December 8, 2014. For further information, contact eesearch@g.hmc.edu.

Harvey Mudd College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of creative writing beginning fall 2015. We are seeking a creative writer with experience teaching in multiple genres—e.g., fiction, creative nonfiction and/or poetry. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year, including 2-3 courses in creative writing, 1-2 courses in a related academic area and one course in our first year academic writing program. Candidates should have completed a PhD (preferred) or MFA, have a strong record of creative writing publications (including a book) and have experience teaching at the college level.

Harvey Mudd is a highly selective institution that offers majors in the sciences, mathematics and engineering. This position is in the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, an interdisciplinary department supporting a broad-based liberal arts program. Harvey Mudd’s membership in the Claremont University Consortium offers significant opportunities for cooperation and collaboration with colleagues at the other Claremont Colleges and at Claremont Graduate University.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, at least three syllabi for proposed courses—including both creative writing and other academic courses—and a creative writing portfolio of no more than 15 pages. Applicants should arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation. Among the criteria for appointment is experience with students from diverse backgrounds and/or the ability to teach those students effectively, and candidates are invited to describe these experiences and abilities in their letter of application.

Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. Applicants may address further questions to cwsearch@hmc.edu. All materials must be uploaded by November 17, 2014 to http://apply.interfolio.com/26302.

Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics of Harvey Mudd College, one of The Claremont Colleges, has an opening for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level, beginning September 2015. In exceptional circumstances, an appointment at the associate level may be considered. The department has 13 full-time members; we graduate approximately 20 physics majors each year. We seek an experimental physicist with broad intellectual interests who can excel at teaching outstanding undergraduates and who can establish an active research program involving undergraduates. Current areas of research in the department include biophysics, quantum and nonlinear optics, condensed matter physics, mesoscale statistical mechanics, geophysics, semiconductor physics and the environment, theoretical astrophysics and observational astronomy, string theory, general relativity and theoretical particle physics. We are interested in a candidate who can either complement one of our existing areas of research or establish a new research area. On-campus interviews will include both teaching an upper-division physics class and presenting a research colloquium. Applicants should apply online (see https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/HMC/Physics/4358/apply) by submitting a curriculum vitæ, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a statement of research interests that describes how undergraduates would be involved in this research and the names and addresses of three references. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please address the cover letter to Professor Peter N. Saeta, Chair, Department of Physics, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA 91711.

Harvey Mudd College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. Experience with or demonstrated ability to effectively teach students from diverse backgrounds will be considered among the criteria for appointment.