Nanoscience Assistant Professor

Job description

Position Number 998926

Functional Title Nanoscience Assistant Professor

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Nanoscience Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks to hire a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department of Nanoscience is a dynamic and trans-disciplinary research department located in the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering which is a collaboration of North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The Department of Nanoscience has several graduate degree programs including a Professional MS, a MS with thesis concentration, and a Ph.D. in Nanoscience.

Minimum Qualifications

Required: Qualified applicants will have an earned PhD in a relevant science discipline and have at least two years of postdoctoral training. Competitive candidates will have an excellent record of research as demonstrated by their publication record, exhibit great promise of extramural funding or have an established record of extramural funding. New faculty will be expected to develop an externally-supported research program, teach effectively at the graduate level, collaborate with researchers in the Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering as well as with researchers in their field, engage in entrepreneurial activities, and participate in Departmental and University service activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system. This is the only notification to applicants that the references provided will be contacted by the UNCGjobsearch system.

Qualified applicants should submit a complete application (a cover letter, current CV with listed publications, three reference letters, a statement of research goals, and a teaching statement) through the UNCGjobsearch system at

Complete applications must be received by January 30, 2018. Questions regarding the search process should be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Dr. Dennis LaJeunesse ([email protected]) and Dr. Chris Kepley ([email protected]). .

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women and members of groups that are under-represented in physical science are encouraged to apply. Employment eligibility verification will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Recruitment Range $72,000 - $75,000

Org #-Department Dean's Office Joint School Nanoscie - 13201

Job Open Date 12/01/2017

For Best Consideration Date 01/01/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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