Assistant Professor of Physics

Kennesaw, GA
Sep 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Physics

Department of Physics

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics faculty position in the Department of Physics, College of Science and Mathematics.

Position Responsibilities: The Department of Physics in the College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position in Experimental Condensed Matter and Materials Physics to begin August 2018. Current research in the department in this area includes bioactive glasses; nucleation and crystallization studies; thermodynamics, and spectroscopic analysis in glassy materials; thermal and electrical transport in materials; and optical properties of materials including laser-matter interactions. Candidates for this position must show potential for producing high-quality refereed publications and securing extramural funding as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Applicants in all areas of Experimental Condensed Matter and Materials Physics will be given full consideration, however, we are particularly interested in applicants who can complement and enhance the existing research in the department.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience: Applicants must have an earned doctorate or the foreign equivalent in Physics or a closely related field. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. The ideal candidate will have postdoctoral experience, a significant record of research and peer-reviewed publications, and strong potential for developing an externally-funded research program.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

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Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

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