The Department of Physics invites applications for a junior level tenure-track position in experimental or applied optics to begin in the fall of 2014.
Experience in mentoring and teaching graduate and/or undergraduate students in a robust and collaborative research program, so as to participate effectively in WPI’s distinctive curriculum, will be valued. Preference will be given to applicants who can complement the outstanding team of researchers present both in the department and at WPI.
Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation’s first technological universities. A highly selective private university within an hour of Boston, WPI is consistently ranked among the top 60 research institutions by U.S. News and World Report. The university is home to an innovative and intensive project-based curriculum that empowers students with the knowledge and skills to address real world problems around the globe, an approach repeatedly cited for excellence by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and The Princeton Review.
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Startup funds are available commensurate with research potential at WPI.
Further information about WPI and the department can be accessed at http://www.wpi.edu.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Three to five references
Principal Duty and Responsibility
The successful candidate can or should be able to produce a vigorous externally funded research program, which would interact in the areas of soft-matter, biophysics, or nanoscience.
Ph.D. in physics or in closely related area.
To apply, please visit: http://careers.wpi.edu/postings/1048
To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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