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Position Number: 17RJB0914
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Physics Department provides (1) High quality Physics instruction to the University community through gateway courses in introductory physics: (2) educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in physics through high quality curricula, faculty, and research facilities: (3)outreach programs that advance scientific knowledge. Our research programs cover a diverse spectrum including astrophysics, general relativity, condensed matter theory and experiment, computational physics, biophysics, nanoscale science, physics education, experimental nuclear physics, particle and nuclear theory, experimental optics, and atomic and molecular theory. The department enrolls 110 graduate students and 160 undergraduate physics majors. The department is staffed by 7 SPA employees and 42 Faculty
Essential Job Duties: Department of Physics at NC State University and the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are seeking highly qualified candidates for a joint assistant professor position in computational bio and nano physics, emphasizing high performance computing. The tenure-track faculty member will have reduced teaching load and split his/her time between NCSU and ORNL. He/she is expected to develop an independent research program that enhances collaborations between NCSU and ORNL, in particular those involving the National Center for Computational Sciences, the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences and the Spallation Neutron Source.
Minimum Education/Experience: Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. degree in physics or a physics-related area.
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