The Department of Physics at Clarkson University (http://www.clarkson.edu/physics/) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in computational materials physics, starting preferably in January, 2019. We are primarily interested in candidates whose research can complement as well as expand our existing strengths in bio-, nano- and energy storage materials. Advanced Materials Development is one of the strategically emphasized research focus areas of Clarkson University. Our department’s efforts in this area include campus-wide collaborations, especially with colleagues from chemistry, mathematics, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering departments. Priorities will be given to candidates with research backgrounds suitable for these collaborations, and with demonstrated expertise in computational fields such as density functional calculations, ab-initio simulations, finite difference solutions and molecular dynamics simulations. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program, efficiently teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and actively participate in departmental service responsibilities.
Minimum qualifications for this position include: Earned Ph.D. in Physics or related subject; two years of postdoctoral experience; evidenced potential (outstanding publication record, in particular) for establishing externally funded research; communication skills necessary to effectively work with diverse groups of students and colleagues; evidence for potential in teaching excellence and strong commitment to teaching physics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Preferred qualifications include: Demonstrated ability to engage in interdisciplinary research, experience in teaching undergraduate physics laboratories, experience in supervising undergraduate research, some teaching experience at the graduate level, a long term vision for a sustainable research program, and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
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Applications received by November 19, 2018 will receive full considerations, but the position will remain open until filled. Applications must be submitted online and, should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, descriptions of research and teaching plans, along with a summary of start-up requirements. The applicant should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation.
An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson University, actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check..
Internal Number: Fac 2014000609
About Clarkson University
Clarkson University is an independent, nationally recognized technological university whose faculty of teacher-scholars aspires to offer superior instruction and engage in high-quality research and scholarship. Our 4,300 students enroll in one of five New York locations or online and choose among 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, business, sciences, humanities and arts, education, and health professions that lead to bachelor’s, master’s, certificate and/or doctoral degrees. In addition to an engaged 42,000+ strong alumni community living in 87 countries, our global reach extends through the networks of our schools, ROTC command, research centers and institutes across the Clarkson corridor that connects Potsdam, Saranac Lake, Schenectady, Beacon and New York City as well as more than 40 international university exchange partners. For more information about Clarkson University go to www.clarkson.edu.
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