PG192008EPInternal Recruitment :
Assistant Professor - PhysicsAnticipated Hiring Range:
$90,000 - $100,000Work Schedule:
40 hours a weekJob Location:
Raleigh, NCDepartment :
Department of PhysicsAbout the Department:
The Physics Department provides (1) High-quality Physics instruction to the University community through 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 experimental atomic and molecular physics. The department enrolls approximately 120 graduate students and 140 undergrad physics majors. The department size is approximately 56 faculty members.Essential Job Duties:
The College of Sciences aims at creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable working environment. This position will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive, welcoming of all groups, and abides by the cultural and behavioral aspirations in our culture charter. Please visit https://sciences.ncsu.edu/about/strategic-planning/culture-charter/ for more information on the College of Sciences Culture Charter.
This position will direct an internationally recognized and funded program of research in physics with an emphasis in the field of astrophysics and/or astronomy. It is expected the successful candidate will establish a highly competitive, independent research program that complements the department’s current strengths in this area. The research interests of current faculty include observational and theoretical/computational astrophysics: stellar astrophysics, gravitational physics, extragalactic astrophysics, and nuclear/neutrino astrophysics.
In addition to directing a research program, the position holder is expected to:
- Advise and direct undergraduate students, graduate students, 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; and
- Provide service to the Department, University, and wider professional community in roles such as a committee member, referee, reviewer, adviser, officer, etc.
The candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.Other Responsibilities:
Perform other related duties as assigned.Minimum Education and Experience:
Other Required Qualifications:
- Requires PhD or equivalent degree in physics or a related field
- Demonstration of independent research via invited talks and publication of articles in peer-reviewed professional journals.
Required License(s) or Certification(s):
- Experience mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students and/or post-doctoral research associates.
- Experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate classes.
N/AValid NC Driver's License required:
NoCommercial Driver's License required:
NoJob Open Date:
08/29/2022Anticipated Close Date:
12/01/2022Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants will be required to send a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, an anonymized research statement, a diversity statement (upload as other Other Document 1), and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent by e-mail to [email protected], with the name of the applicant in the subject line. To receive full consideration, applications for the Fall 2023 academic year should be received by November 15, 2022.Position Number:
The first evaluation of the application is based solely on the scientific merit of the anonymized Research Statement, and the extent to which the candidate makes the case that they complement the current department strengths. The Research Statements will be screened and redacted if necessary so that candidate names, collaborators, supervisors, institutions, and journal names are not visible in the statement. Other than the Research Statement, no other parts of the application need to be anonymized.
Tenured/Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):
9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:
Non Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency Events:
Non Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:
170601 - PhysicsAA/EEO:
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
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