The School of Applied and Engineering Physics at Cornell University is seeking applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful and internationally recognized independent research program, and to participate effectively in the teaching of the applied physics curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research areas of interest include biophysics and biotechnology, optics and photonics, nanostructure science and technology, novel instrumentation methods, renewable energy, and materials physics Applications in computational physics should demonstrate overlap with current experimental efforts on campus. Prospective candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research efforts are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant can expect a highly competitive level of support for the start-up of his/her research program. Considerable institutional resources are available at Cornell that can strengthen this research program and support interdisciplinary and collaborative research ventures. The successful candidate can expect to benefit from association with one or more of Cornell's interdisciplinary research centers, national facilities, and national resources, listed at http://www.engineering.cornell.edu/research/facilities.cfm.
Typically, postdoctoral experience is considered to be essential. However, for exceptional candidates who are nearing the completion of their PhD we can provide additional support in the form of a bridging fellowship for postdoctoral training prior to the start of the faculty position. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit http://www.unyherc.org to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area.
Interested applicants should go to the following link to submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and interests including broadening participation, a brief (3-page limit) statement of research interests, and the names and complete contact information for at least three references: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9574. An automated message will be sent to all references requesting letters. Review of applications will begin immediately; to receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by 11/19/17.
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