Assistant, Associate, Full Professor
Position Number: 00104952
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: Direct an internationally recognized and funded program of research in physics. This position has expertise in all relevant fields of astrophysics and astronomy, it is expected the successful candidate will establish a highly competitive, independent research program that enhances the department's current strengths in computational astrophysics, supernovae/supernova remnants/pulsar-wind nebulae, stellar astrophysics, gravitational physics and cosmology, and theoretical nuclear/neutrino astrophysics. Position will advise and direct undergraduate students, graduate student and post doctoral research associates in research leading to peer-reviewed publications. Teach undergraduate and graduate classes at the standard departmental teaching load for research active faculty. Provide service to the Department and/or the University through membership on standing committees.
Minimum Education/Experience: Ph.D. degree in physics or a physics-related area.
Department Required Skills: Must have experience teaching physics to undergraduate and/or graduate students. Publication of research articles in peer-reviewed professional journals.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: While consideration will be given to outstanding individuals with expertise in all relevant fields of astrophysics and astronomy, it is expected the successful candidate will establish a highly competitive, independent research program that enhances the department's current strengths in computational astrophysics, supernovae/supernova remnants/pulsar-wind nebulae, stellar astrophysics, gravitational physics and cosmology, and theoretical nuclear/neutrino astrophysics.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
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