The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in experimental AMO, condensed matter, or materials physics, to begin August 24, 2020. Job duties and responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research in the field of experimental physics, service, and obtaining external funding.
Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field; research experience in the areas listed above; and demonstrated potential to teach a diverse group of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including ability in written communication.
The University of Minnesota requires that you apply online for this position. For a complete position description and information on how to apply online, please visit https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs, and search for job I.D. 334334. First, submit the application with the cover letter and CV/resume in a combined pdf format. Then, return to the “My Job Applications” page to attach the additional documents, also in pdf format. Complete applications include a letter of application and a curriculum vitae, plus additional attachments as follows: (1) contact details for three references, (2) a description of experience and interests in teaching, and (3) a description of experience and interests in research including how the applicant will involve undergraduate and M.S. students in their research.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of completed applications will begin on January 10, 2020. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact a University of Minnesota Access Consultant at 612-624-3316.
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) campus is the second largest research university within the U of M system. UMD is a comprehensive university of about 11,000 students located along the shores of Lake Superior. UMD is considered a "mid-sized Masters intensive" regional comprehensive public university. The Department is a part of the third largest college (the Swenson College of Science and Engineering) in the U of M system with approximately 3300 undergraduates involved in innovative active learning classrooms. The College also houses the Advanced Materials Center. In Fall 2019 the College began a new graduate program in Applied Materials Science.
Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university. A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.
Duluth, with a population of approximately 85,000 people, is located at the head of beautiful Lake Superior. As a major shipping port, over 1,000 vessels from around the world pass under its iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, annually. Duluth is a popular tourist destination, with 3.5 million people visiting the city annually, for a $780 million economic impact. More information about Duluth can be found at http://www.visitduluth.com.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. To learn more about diversity at UMD, visit http://diversity.umn.edu.
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience
Internal Number: 334334
About University of Minnesota Duluth
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is a regional branch of the University of Minnesota system located in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. As Duluth's public research university, UMD offers 14 bachelor's degrees in 85 majors, graduate programs in 27 different fields, a two-year program at the School of Medicine, and a four-year College of Pharmacy program. The university enrolls about 10,500 students, of which about 1100 are graduate students and 9400 are undergraduates.
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