Applications are invited for a Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow in Biophysics in the Department of Physics at Wake Forest University beginning July 1, 2019. We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. The position entails teaching undergraduate classes, mentoring undergraduate research, and conducting collaborative research with department faculty. Primary consideration will be given to candidates whose research interests overlap those of two faculty members – Keith Bonin and Martin Guthold. Their interests include optical and atomic force microscopy, next generation sequencing, cell mechanical properties and signaling, nanomechanical measurements, biological and non-biological nanofibers, such as fibrin fibers and electrospun fibers. A Ph.D. in Physics or a related area is required.
The department has thriving programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels (M.S. and Ph.D). A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcripts (unofficial), and the names and contact information of three references. Additional application materials may be requested of finalists. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position. Applicants may apply via the University’s career site at: https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/. Please ensure to follow the instructions on the website regarding how to upload all applicant material. Questions about the application process may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.
About Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities, and ranked 11th in teaching among national universities. With 4,800 undergraduates and 2,800 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html. The Physics department has fifteen tenure-track faculty, one teaching professional, and six postdoctoral researchers. The department offers both a B.A. and a B.S. in Physics, and a B.S. in Biophysics. The department has a graduate program offering M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics