Assistant Professor

Date posted:
Monday, February 26, 2018
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Toledo

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Toledo ( invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in experimental physics, commencing August 2018. We are seeking someone with a strong track record of researchaccomplishment broadly within but not limited to condensed matter physics; materials physics;optics/photonics; or chemical physics. Candidates with research interests in applied physics, includingdevice physics, biophysics and soft condensed matter, and surfaces and interfaces are of particularinterest, but those with strong backgrounds in other areas are also welcome to apply. A PhD in physics or a closely related field is required, and postdoctoral or equivalent experience is strongly preferred. Thesuccessful candidate will be expected to develop an active, independent, externally-funded researchprogram. A history of independent external funding support would be valuable. Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is expected, and candidates should plan to involve both graduate and undergraduate students in their research program. Our department consists of 21 faculty with approximately 60 graduate students, 5 post-doctoral researchers, and 6 research faculty members. The department is home to the Ohio Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization (PVIC). Current research expertise in the department includes theoretical and experimental activities in photovoltaics, fundamental behavior of materials, advanced optical instrumentation development, atomic-molecular-optical (AMO) physics, thin filmgrowth and applications, biophysics, astronomy/astrophysics, and opto-electronic device physics. Complete applications should be submitted to to be considered. The application should include: (i) a cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) a research plan (3 pages maximum), and (iv) a
teaching statement (2 pages maximum). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference
to be sent by the deadline to For full consideration, completed applications inlcuding letters should be received by March 05, 2018.
UT is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. UT is dedicated to the goal of building aculturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities,and covered veterans.