Assistant Professor in Experimental Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics

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Position TitleAssistant Professor in Experimental Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics Dept Contact Information

DepartmentPhysics and Astronomy Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University in Houston, TX ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics. The Department expects to make an appointment at the assistant professor level. Applicants should have an outstanding research record and recognizable potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to establish a distinguished, externally funded research program and support the educational and service missions of the Department and University.

Applicants must have a PhD in physics or related field, and they should submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement; (4) three publications; (5) teaching statement; and (6) the names, professional affiliations, and email addresses of three references.

The review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, but all those received by December 1, 2018 will be assured full consideration. The appointment is expected to start in July 2019. Further inquiries should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Thomas C. Killian.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Education RequiredPhD or other Doctoral DegreeSpecify Concentration / Degree Type

A PhD in physics or related field by July 1, 2019 is required.

Education PreferredOther Required QualificationsOther Qualifications PreferredPhysical DemandsRequisition Details

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Requisition NumberF19008Open Date07/26/2018Close DateOpen Until FilledYesBest Consideration Date12/01/2018Desired Start Date07/01/2019Position StatusFull-Time: 9 monthsBenefits EligibleYesSpecial Instructions to the ApplicantPosting Link DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Research Papers
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Writing Sample 2
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    Posted: 1/3/2019
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