Physics: Atomic and Molecular, Physics: Optics and Laser
Mississippi State University
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Mississippi State University (MSU, http://www.msstate.edu/dept/physics) expects to fill, a full-time nine-month Assistant Professor starting on August 16, 2018. This tenure-track position is open to applicants who have a PhD in physics or a closely related field and perform research in experimental Atomic/Molecular/Optical/Plasma (AMOP) Physics. (Applicants whose current status is “all but dissertation", ABD, will not be considered.) MSU is a land-grant university with an enrollment of about 21,600 students. The Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees. Applicants are expected to continue the departmental tradition of excellence in sponsored research involving students, in teaching, and in service. Phi Beta Kappa members are encouraged to apply. Applicants must apply for the position online through the MSU Human Resources website http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu. Applicants must submit their application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Nominations or questions should be emailed to Ms. Susan Galloway at email@example.com. Review of the applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
This tenure-track position is open to applicants who have a PhD in physics or a closely related field and perform research in experimental Atomic/Molecular/Optical/Plasma (AMOP) Physics. (Applicants whose current status is “all but dissertation, ABD, will not be considered.)
Mississippi State University is the premier engineering university in the state, and as such the Department of Physics and Astronomy has a large undergraduate service teaching load. The department has a strong undergraduate major program, offers a Masters of Science in Physics, and a Ph.D. in both Physics and Applied Physics. The department employs 20 full-time faculty and 4 part-time faculty and 4 staff. The majority of faculty are engaged in leading-edge funded research.