POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Professor (Experimental Physics)
Department of Physics

Assistant Professor, College of Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

One, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Physics commencing August 16, 2014.

We are seeking an experimentalist working in one of the following areas: solid state (preferably in applied magnetism); any of the experimental approaches to quantum computation, cryptography, and information processing; synthesis and/or characterization of nanomaterials (preferably with an emphasis in energy storage, or, in nanodevices and nanosensors); non-linear optics; or, applied physics. We are looking for applicants that will complement our current areas of research and strengthen our doctoral program in Applied Physics. Start up funds are available at a level that will enable the successful applicant to establish a nationally competitive research effort.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a Ph. D. in Physics or in a closely related field, must have trained as an experimentalist, must have postdoctoral experience with evidence of excellence in scholarship, and must have some experience teaching physics.

The successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program, publish in high quality professional journals, actively seek and attract external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and, appropriately contribute to the service mission of the Department.

Application Deadline: Review of the applications will begin on November 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit electronically, the following: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a research plan of no more than two pages in length that includes a statement of how students, at all levels, will be integrated into the research program; a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching experience, of no more than one page in length; and, contact information, including e-mails, for four professional references. Send the application materials to: spleasure@physics.siu.edu, or to:

Search Committee
Department of Physics
Neckers 483, MC 4401
1245 Lincoln Dr.
SIU Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.