Assistant Professor in Physics

Department of Physics

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position In PHYSICS

Position: A full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental naonphysics

Starting Date: August 21, 2013

Qualifications: The applicant must have a Ph.D. in experimental nanophysics or nanotechnology; at least one year of post-doctoral experience is required.

Rank: Assistant professor

Salary: Competitive and negotiable.

Responsibilities: The position is a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Physics. The position involves full-time teaching (12 credit-hours per semester) of undergraduate physics courses and laboratories both at elementary and advanced levels. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching is required. The candidate is also expected to establish an independent research program that involves undergraduate physics majors and to acquire external funds for his/her research.

University: Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is the premier public regional university with an enrollment of 12,043 students in 50 undergraduate majors, 11 master’s degree programs, and one specialist degree program. It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum. UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community of 14,769 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.   The Physics Department has six full-time faculty or academic staff positions and one program assistant.  The Synchrotron Radiation Center is nearby in Stoughton, WI.  The department's web site is: http://www.uww.edu/cls/physics
Application: A complete application package must include a letter of application clearly showing the area of specialization, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement (2-page limit) of teaching philosophy, a statement (2-page limit) of current and future research plans and three recent letters of reference.  Telephone numbers or e-mail addresses should be included to permit us to contact the people acting as references.  Only complete applications will be considered. 

Review: The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

Applications received by January 18, 2013 are ensured consideration.

Applications should be submitted electronically in PDF format to PhysicsSearch@uww.edu; official transcripts, mailed to: Dr. Abdelkrim Boukahil, Search Committee Chair, Department of Physics / UH151, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 800 W. Main St., Whitewater, WI  53190-1790.