Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Physics, Engineering, and Astronomy


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Posting Date 11/15/2022
Closing Date Until Filled
Employment Type(s)
  • Full Time
Location Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511


Beloit College invites applications for a tenure track position in Physics, Engineering, and Astronomy to begin August 2023. We especially seek candidates who are committed to inclusion, equity, and institutional change within and beyond STEM. By the start date for the position, candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in physics with emphasis in experimental physics, applied physics, material science, or related fields. We seek an excellent teacher-scholar who is committed to teaching, mentoring, and advising undergraduates within a residential, liberal-arts environment. The successful candidate will develop a research program in their specialty that engages undergraduates in hands-on experimental work. Candidates who can make use of Beloit College’s 0.5 MV Van de Graaff linear accelerator, machine shop, and Maker Lab in their teaching and/or scholarship are encouraged to apply. The candidate will contribute to all-college programs and serve in leadership roles in campus governance.

Currently 32% of Beloit’s degree-seeking students are domestic minorities, a percentage that has been steadily increasing for over a decade. 15% of Beloit’s degree-seeking students are international students, 24% are first-generation students, and 25% are Pell Grant recipients. Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.


How to Apply

Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Britt Scharringhausen (, Department Chair.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references.

To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials to the link below, by December 16, 2022. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

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