Assistant Professorship of Experimental Biological Physics
University of Missouri - Physics & Astronomy
October 1, 2018
Faculty 4-Year College/University
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning on September 1, 2019. The position carries a competitive salary and startup funds. Applications from all areas of experimental biological physics, broadly defined, are welcome. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding potential to become a leader in the field who will establish an externally funded research program and excel as a teacher at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department has existing strengths in astrophysics, biological physics, and condensed matter physics, and also has close ties with the University of Missouri Research Reactor, the most powerful reactor on a university campus in the U.S. Apply on-line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. Use the online application (JobID 27890) and be prepared to upload your CV, a brief cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and to our core campus values. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
About University of Missouri - Physics & Astronomy
The University of Missouri offers exceptional academic opportunities for undergraduate and graduate study in physics and astronomy. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is a growing, world-class department with strong programs in research and academics, nationally and internationally recognized faculty members, ties to physics-related industries, and a demonstrated record of student success. The members of the Physics Department are committed to teaching, research, and service to the MU Community.
The Department is well known for its accomplishments in basic and applied scientific research. Our faculty members lead research programs in Biological Physics, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Astrophysics and General Relativity, and Physics Education. The Department strives to provide every undergraduate and graduate student the opportunity to fully realize his or her potential in a learning environment dedicated to excellence and to giving each individual student the one-on-one attention they need. In our department, you will be individually known by our faculty, and you will share in the unique opportunity of being part of and shaping ...the future of our department and of physics.
The Department provides undergraduate/graduate scholarships and opportunities for students to get involved in research, outreach activities, and clubs. The research opportunities offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy are in some cases unique at a university and at a level expected only in much larger departments. These research efforts are fostered by the existence of the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR), a 10 MW light-water moderated reactor that is the highest-power university research reactor in the country. Please take a moment to learn more by exploring our web site.