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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Apply now Job no: 495544
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Physics at Seton Hall University invites applications to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning the Fall 2023 semester. A Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics and research specialization in an Engineering Engineering field is required. Preferences will be given to candidates with research interests in condensed matter physics and its applications, electronics, nanoscience and nanoengineering technology, optics and photonics, biophysics, bioengineering and technology, biosensors, novel instrumentation methods, quantum information science and technology, engineering physics of complex light-matter interactions, plasma physics, and materials physics and engineering. The candidate is expected to build an on-campus research program, successfully seek sponsored research grants, and involve undergraduate and graduate students in scholarly activity. We seek a candidate who demonstrates excellence in teaching lecture and laboratory courses at all levels, especially to students of diverse backgrounds.
This position is part of a collaborative hiring effort between the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science and Physics in the broad areas of applied science and/or engineering, including: computer science, electrical, cybersecurity, systems, materials science, bio-analysis, sensors and sustainability. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong interest and ability to attract students and external funding in one or more of these areas.

Seton Hall University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in all aspects of its academic enterprise. All candidates must provide a one-page personal statement addressing DEI as part of the application. A complete application will include: CV, statements of teaching and research philosophy, the DEI statement and the names and full contact information for three professional references.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is a tenure-track assistant professor position request due to increasing demand to open more sections to of fundamental Physics Courses for Physics and Science Majors and providing the crucial research experience for our increasing UG majors and prospective graduate students. The department is in need for research active full-time faculty with 9cr/semester teaching load. The new faculty will develop new applied and engineering physics research areas and complement the existing research programs in the department. The main duties/functions of this tenure-track faculty will be
• developing a new research program in applied and engineering physics related areas
• teaching 18 credits per year and
• academic advising for Physics students

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics, and/or a related field of Engineering is required.

Desired Qualifications:

Based on our need to promote activities in engineering, as well as interdisciplinary collaboration, our preferences are to attract candidates with research interests in condensed-matter physics and its applications, electronics, nanoscience and nanoengineering technology, optics and photonics, biophysics, bioengineering and technology, biosensors, novel instrumentation methods, quantum information science and technology, engineering physics of complex light-matter interactions, plasma physics, and materials physics and engineering. The candidate is expected to build an on-campus interdisciplinary research program, successfully seek sponsored research grants, and involve undergraduate and graduate students in applied and engineering-based scholarly activity. We seek a candidate who demonstrates excellence in teaching lecture and laboratory courses at all levels, especially to students of diverse backgrounds.

Licenses and Certificates:

N/A

Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty

Exempt/Nonexempt:

Exempt

Physical Demands:

General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A statement of research is required.
DEI statement is required.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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