The Department of Physics at Rutgers University-Newark invites applications for a tenured or tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Professor of theoretical physics in the area of electronic structure theory to start January 2019, or as negotiated.
Responsibilities: Candidates must be dedicated to providing quality instruction and undertake independent scholarly activity appropriate for advancement within Rutgers University. The successful candidate will engender cross-cutting and cross-disciplinary research and teaching and develop cross-disciplinary interactions with other departments in the physical sciences. The candidate is expected to play an important role in enhancing the visibility and international standing of the Department of Physics by organizing conferences and events related to the candidate’s specific field of research.
Requirements: The position requires an earned doctorate in Physics or a related discipline, at least two years of postdoctoral research experience, and a body of work that includes strong peer-reviewed journal article publications, as well as contributions to books as author and/or editor. Applicants should be internationally recognized for their research, have a demonstrated commitment to cross-disciplinary collaboration in the physical sciences and possess a record of publication, grants, teaching, and service commensurate with their rank.
Earned doctorate In Physics or related discipline, at least two years of post-doctoral research experience, and a body of work that includes strong peer-reviewed journal article publications as well as contributions to books as author and/or editor. Applicants should be internationally recognized for their research, have a demonstrated commitment to cross-disciplinary collaboration in the physical sciences and possess a record of publication, grants, teaching, and service commensurate with their rank.
As the most diverse research-oriented university in the United States, and ranked among the top 15 small research universities, Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) is committed to promoting diversity in STEM education and scientific research. The current research focus of the Department of Physics is in areas of Applied Physics with emphasis in AMO physics, surface physics, x-ray laser applications, laser spectroscopy, ultraviolet light production, as well as Theoretical Physics with emphasis in electronic structure theory methods development.
RU-N is located in a transportation hub with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus.
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