The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the State University of New York at Geneseo invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computational physics at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2019. Candidates must have received a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy by August 20, 2019. The candidate must demonstrate interest and potential for excellent teaching throughout our undergraduate curriculum. The candidate must demonstrate interest and potential to design and develop courses in computational physics. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to establish a high quality research program involving undergraduates in computational projects in any subfield of physics. In addition to teaching and research, the successful candidate must contribute in meaningful ways to departmental and college service.
SUNY Geneseo is a highly selective residential 4-year public liberal arts college located in the historic village of Geneseo in the Finger Lakes region of Western New York just south of Rochester. The college is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the country. The physics program is one of the largest primarily undergraduate physics departments in the nation, currently having approximately 200 physics majors. SUNY Geneseo houses two Lambda Lab quad-GPU computational workstations. Physics department facilities include a Pelletron accelerator, 20-inch reflecting telescope, scanning probe microscopy lab, digital planetarium, X-ray irradiator, and cavity enhanced spectroscopy lab.
To apply, please submit an online faculty application at https://jobs.geneseo.edu. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.geneseo.edu/physics. Online applications must include a cover letter, current vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of proposed research plans. Inquiries may be directed to Aaron Steinhauer, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure full consideration, complete applications and letters of recommendation should be received by January 15, 2019.
Preferred Qualifications (1) Experience teaching physics courses at the undergraduate level.
(2) Experience involving undergraduates in research projects
About SUNY Geneseo Department of Physics and Astronomy
SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.
The physics program is one of the largest primarily undergraduate physics departments in the nation, currently having approximately 200 physics majors. SUNY Geneseo houses two Lambda Lab quad-GPU computational workstations. Physics department facilities include a Pelletron accelerator, 20-inch reflecting telescope, scanning probe microscopy lab, digital planetarium, X-ray irradiator, and cavity enhanced spectroscopy lab.
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