Assistant / Associate Professor - Theoretical Physics
Washington State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
September 26, 2018
Faculty 4-Year College/University
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Washington State University, Pullman, WA invites applications for a permanent, full-time tenure-track, faculty position in theoretical physics at the assistant or associate professor level beginning August 16, 2019 with particular emphasis on fields intersecting with quantum science and technologies, broadly defined. Exceptional candidates will be considered in all areas of theoretical physics, but preference will be given to those able to help advance the university's vision of developing a world class institute for quantum technologies. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program, interact with other departmental faculty, and to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional information about the Department can be found at physics.wsu.edu.
Candidates must have a PhD in physics/astronomy or a closely related field. Further information about the required and preferred qualifications, and the application process may be seen at https://physics.wsu.edu/open-positions.
Applicants should apply online at https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/40782. Review of applications begins December 15, 2018. Complete applications received by this date are guaranteed full consideration, but review of applicants will continue until position is filled. Inquiries can be sent to email@example.com or 509-335-9532. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.
About Washington State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Founded as the people’s university in 1890, Washington State University fulfills that commitment by transforming lives through education, research, and community outreach. In 2015, the University celebrated 125 years of delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to citizens across the state, region, nation, and around the world. The state’s only land-grant institution and one of two public research universities, WSU provides a world-class education to nearly 30,000 students through its multi-campus, statewide locations and online. The University strives to ensure that higher education is accessible at an affordable cost—a decades-long WSU commitment to the state’s citizens. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate fields of study and 127 graduate and professional degree programs. Many academic programs win recognition nationally for excellence. WSU is one of just 108 public and private universities in the United States—out of more than 4,500—singled out for its “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University’s research agenda is focused on addressing challenges in health, sustainability, smart systems, nation...al security, and opportunity and equity. WSU is a major driver of Washington’s economy, partnering with many of the state’s leading industries, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, and construction. The University is responsible for nearly 20,600 jobs statewide and generates an overall economic impact of more than $3.3 billion annually. The institution’s operating budget expenditures total nearly $2 billion annually.
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