San Diego State University: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Theoretical Nuclear Physics

The Department of Physics at San Diego State University (SDSU) is searching for a tenure-track faculty member in theoretical nuclear physics/nuclear astrophysics, starting fall of 2018 at the level of assistant professor. The Department has strong groups in experimental optics, theoretical/ computational physics (nuclear physics, astrophysics, general relativity, and soft matter), medical physics, and experimental condensed matter. The Department offers a bachelor’s and master’s degree in physics and a Ph.D. in computational science jointly with the Claremont Graduate University, and the successful candidate will be expected to conduct and supervise research with students from all levels.

Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and be comfortable with all aspects of teaching our physics curriculum. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or related field and postdoctoral experience. A strong record of scholarly publications is expected. The successful candidate is expected to pursue vigorously external funding to support his/her research with both undergraduate and graduate students. Information on the Department and its various programs can be found at www.physics.sdsu.edu.

SDSU (www.sdsu.edu) is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Applicants should apply via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/43920

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Professor Calvin Johnson at [email protected].

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in California State University (CSU) Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.


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last updated 28-Aug-2017