Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University is proud to invite applications for an open-rank, full-time tenure-track faculty position. Qualified candidates in all areas of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, with emphasis on the control of materials properties through synthesis or assembly of materials and/or their physical characterization, theory or modeling, will be considered. We encourage all qualified candidates from academia, government laboratories or industry to apply.
This is the first hire in a rapidly growing program in Applied Physics and Materials Science in the College of Engineering, Informatics and Applied Sciences. The successful candidate will join 14 affiliated research active faculty members specializing in condensed matter, quantum and applied physics, as well as soft and hard materials science, and the study of materials interfaces through the newly established Center for Materials Interface Research and Applications (¡MIRA!, https://nau.edu/MIRA).
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, contribute professional service, and develop vigorous, externally funded research programs in their technical areas.
For the rank of Assistant Professor:
Earned Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, or a closely related field at the time of appointment
For the rank of Associate Professor include all of the above, and:
Associate Professor rank, (or experience as Assistant Professor meriting promotion to the rank of Associate Professor) and research and teaching experience in a university setting.
For the rank of Professor include all of the above, and:
Professor rank (or experience as Associate Professor meriting promotion to the rank of Professor) and research and teaching experience in a university setting.
Candidates will propose development of a research program in a materials area of study - emphasis on the control of materials properties through synthesis or assembly of materials and/or their physical characterization, theory or modeling.
Strong record of scholarly productivity and promise for future excellence, as evidenced by scholarly publications.
Demonstrated record of or potential for an actively funded research program.
Demonstrated record of or potential for successful collaboration involving inter-disciplinary teams, evidenced by funded joint projects and/or scholarly publications.
Demonstrated record of or potential for high quality teaching and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students in the classroom and laboratory.
Experience effectively working with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.