Postdoctoral Fellowship in Acoustics

Term: Two-year, full-time fellowship beginning late May 2013 through late August 2015 Requirements:  Hold a Ph.D. in an acoustics-related field (awarded between May 2008 - May 2013)  Demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following areas:  acoustic measurements  signal processing techniques  numerical simulations  computational modeling  undergraduate teaching  Contribute to increasing the diversity of Vassar College  Conform to all eligibility requirements of the Consortium for Faculty Diversity (CFD)

Duties:  Teach the equivalent of three courses during each academic year in residence  Assist with an on-going, NSF-funded acoustics research project (Award Number: 1055268)  Participate in departmental activities  Interact with undergraduate students

Benefits:  Compensation commensurate with that of a full-time faculty member with comparable qualifications  Receipt of mentoring in teaching and scholarship  Attendance at the annual CFD Scholars Conference

Deadline + Application: Applications will be considered immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by October 30, 2012. To apply, candidates should create an application through the CFD website:

Contact: David T. Bradley, Ph.D. Assistant Professor / CFD Mentor Vassar College - Physics + Astronomy
Applicants should e-mail the CFD mentor to alert them to a submitted application

Sponsored by: Department of Physics + Astronomy at Vassar College
Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2450 undergraduates, located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The city of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. The Vassar College Acoustics Research Laboratory (VAR-Lab) is a state-of-the-art acoustics facility housed in the Vassar College Physics + Astronomy Department

Consortium for Faculty Diversity (CFD) in Liberal Arts Colleges
The Consortium for Faculty Diversity (CFD) is an association of liberal arts colleges committed to strengthening the ethnic diversity of students and of faculty members at liberal arts colleges. Fellowship applicants must contribute to increasing the diversity of the College by increasing the College’s ethnic and racial diversity, maximizing the educational benefits of diversity, and/or increasing the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of students.

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