We expect the new faculty members to establish and develop an internationally recognized and visionary research program in experimental condensed matter physics, broadly defined. Considerable resources are available at TTU to strengthen and support interdisciplinary and collaborative research efforts. These include generous start-up funds and the building of state-of-the-art laboratories in the new Experimental Sciences Building II. The NanoTech Center, a locus of interdisciplinary research, focuses on fundamental science and growth of advanced semiconductor materials. The Advanced Particle Detector Laboratory is developing innovative detector technologies for multiple future applications. The High Performance Computing Center makes substantial resources and expertise available to support research on campus. The department boasts strong and well-funded research groups, and TTU is classified as a ‘R1: Highest Research Activity’ University by the Carnegie Foundation, and it has been named an ‘Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP)’ University by the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU).
Applicants should submit a vita, list of publications, statement of research interests and plans, teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three references. Inquiries should be sent to Professor Robert Duncan, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected.
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity
Candidate must have a PhD in Physics and at least two years of post-doctoral experience, possess an outstanding research record, and show promise of excellent teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidate is expected to garner extramural funding to support his/her research. Service to the department, college, and university is also expected.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
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About Texas Tech University
Our journey is marked by achievements like this year's Highest Research Activity university designation in the latest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning, which is a singular distinction for the university. The Physics department is proud to have contributed towards this goal. We currently consist of 19 faculty members, over 14 research professors and postdoctoral fellows, and 60 graduate students working towards their master's or doctoral degrees.
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