George Mason University
Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
The George Mason University, School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences (SPACS) invites applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter position to begin in August 2014. Possible areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: physical behavior of functional or structural nanomaterials, energy materials, or materials for biomedical applications. The appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor-level, although exceptionally strong candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in physics or a closely related field, and have postdoctoral research experience. A successful candidate is expected to establish an independent, externally funded research program; and be able to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics and/or other disciplines within the SPACS curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates whose research program can be leveraged by utilizing the experimental facilities of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), or other government or industrial laboratories conveniently located in the geographical proximity of George Mason University. The candidate is also expected to establish collaborative relationships with other groups within SPACS.
SPACS is an innovative interdisciplinary school housing several research centers and groups, and offering a number of undergraduate and graduate degrees including the Ph.D. Programs in Physics and Computational Sciences and Informatics. For more information about SPACS, please visit http://spacs.gmu.edu/.
Review of applications will begin March 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to SPACS@gmu.edu and reference position number F5217z in the subject line of the e-mail.
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5217z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research interests and plans (no longer than three pages), (4) teaching philosophy (no longer than two pages), and (5) names and contact information of at least three references.
George Mason University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.