Physics: Condensed Matter, Physics: Optics and Laser, Physics: Solid State
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY - Subject to Budgetary Approval
Specialization: Experimental Physics
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24184
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Physics or related field is required. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will develop an experimental program that complements existing departmental expertise in condensed matter, lasers, and/or optics. Candidates should be familiar with a variety of contemporary, research-based teaching practices. Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach courses at the BS/BA and MS level, and engage in experimental physics research. The successful candidate will also contribute to the development of laboratory courses designed to give students the skills necessary for Silicon Valley careers and/or graduate study. They will also develop an externally funded research program that provides support and mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will participate in committees and advising. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
Starting Date: August 17, 2018
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and the names and contact information of three references by January 3, 2018 apply.interfolio.com/43379.
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