ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of PHYSICS/ EXPERIMENTAL APPLIED PHYSICIST – The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track position in physics in the area of experimental applied physics starting Fall 2021. Responsibilities include: teaching a full range of classes (from introductory to graduate level) in physics, especially courses in engineering mechanics and dynamics, electronics, and fluids; performing departmental service; and conducting scholarly activity. Minimum degree: Doctorate. Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in physics or applied physics; a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited program will be looked upon favorably. Candidates must have a plan for enhancing engineering-based physics courses, a strong commitment to undergraduate education and research, and a strategy for seeking external funding and research support. The Department currently has research facilities in thin films and surface science, optics, and plasma physics. Teaching commitment is 12 credit hours per semester; opportunities exist for research release time. See www.emich.edu/physicsastronomy for more information. All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/emichedu
Submit a letter of application, documented evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, a statement of teaching approach, and a statement of research achievements and plans, along with a resume, including the names and contact information of three references. Review will begin January 15, 2021. EMU is an equal opportunity employer and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report for its diverse campus environment.
Internal Number: 02312
About Eastern Michigan University Physics & Astronomy
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers majors in physics, physics research, engineering physics, and physics teaching and minors in astronomy, physics, physics teaching, and science literacy. The department also administers interdisciplinary offerings in pre-engineering, science literacy, integrated science teaching, and physical science teaching.
Physics and astronomy faculty study a wide range of research topics including condensed matter, optics, space physics, and plasma physics.
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