The Department of Physics at the University of North Florida (UNF) is seeking applications for a Tenure Track Faculty Position at the Assistant Professor level in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, to start in August 2020. The successful candidate will be able to excel at teaching courses throughout the physics curriculum, conduct externally funded research involving undergraduate students, and be committed to increasing the participation of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred.
UNF is a nationally ranked university located on an environmentally beautiful campus. UNF faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service. The Physics faculty is committed to excellence in undergraduate instruction and research. Not including this position, the department’s tenure track faculty consists of five condensed matter experimentalists, two condensed matter theorists, and three astrophysicists. The department has research facilities for materials synthesis, characterization, micro-fabrication, low-temperature measurements, and computational support and promotes interdisciplinary collaboration. More information is available on the department website (www.unf.edu/coas/physics/). Anticipated start-up funds for this position are approximately $150,000.
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
Applications must be submitted at www.unfjobs.org (position #322900) with the following documents: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of reference, (4) a statement of teaching interests and practices (1-2 pages), and (5) a statement of research interests (2-3 pages). The application should describe the candidate’s abilities and ideas to foster student engagement in their courses and to incorporate undergraduate students into their research conducted at UNF. The candidate should also describe their experiences working with, teaching, or mentoring diverse groups of students and how to contribute to this goal at UNF. For additional information, see the UNF Physics department website or contact Dr. J.W. Hewitt at PhysicsSearch1@unf.edu. Application reviews will begin on November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
UNF is an EO/EA/AA Institution and committed to diversity in the workforce. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in physics or a closely related field. Postdoctoral research experience is highly desirable.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Vacation, Medical Benefits (State Employment)
Internal Number: 322900
About University of North Florida (UNF)
The University of North Florida is one of 12 public universities in the State University System of Florida. A comprehensive, urban university located in Jacksonville, UNF is home to 17,000 students and six colleges: the Brooks College of Health, the Coggin College of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction, the College of Education and Human Services and the Hicks Honors College. The University of North Florida offers 57 bachelor’s degrees with 83 areas of concentration, 35 master’s degrees with 70 areas of concentration and five doctoral degrees with three areas of concentration. There are six flagship programs: coastal and marine biology, international business, music, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, and transportation and logistics.
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