Assistant Professor of Medical Physics/Biophysics
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the areas of medical physics and computational biophysics, beginning September 1, 2017. The successful candidate for this position is expected to strengthen our current research program in experimental and theoretical biophysics and initiate strong collaborations with the new UTRGV School of Medicine. The faculty member will lead independent research programs that successfully attract extramural funding, actively contribute to departmental development, and engage in innovative teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
UTRGV is the newest member of the University of Texas System with major campuses in Brownsville, Edinburg, and Harlingen. The Department of Physics currently has 23 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and several lecturers, graduate students, and post-doctoral scholars. The department has strong research programs in gravitational wave, radio and optical astronomy, applied optics and lasers, nanoscience, nanotechnology and nanophotonics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, computational physics, and physics education. There are six state-of-the-art laboratories funded by the NSF, NASA, DoD, US Air Force, and NIH. The department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees, and a cooperative Ph.D. degree in partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington.
Ph.D. in Physics or closely related field from an accredited university.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications must be submitted on line at https://careers.utrgv.edu. Faculty Position FRGV0569. Provide all requested information. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names & contact information of at least three references.
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. UTRGV is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. We encourage applicants to describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or other members of underrepresented groups.
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