*Functional Title:*Nanoscience Assistant Professor
*Position Type:*Tenure Stream
*Position Eclass:*FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn
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*Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:*Created in 2010, the Department of Nanoscience is composed of individuals with research interests in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology committed to using interdisciplinary approaches to solve complex problems on the nanoscale. The Department of Nanoscience is seeking a creative junior researcher that will contribute to the growth and innovation of the department and JSNN. Successful candidates will be recommended for appointment as tenure-track Assistant Professor and will become a member of a department with state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities. The Nanoscience Department is located at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) which is a 105,000 square foot research and teaching facility. The JSNN is administered by both UNC Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University. It represents a unique collaboration between faculty in the pure/applied sciences and engineering. The department has an enrollment of 58 graduate students and offers a Professional MS Degree in Nanoscience and a PhD in Nanoscience. The research tools available at the JSNN include a nanoelectronics and nanobioelectronics cleanroom; nanofabrication facility with nanoparticle synthesis, characterization, mixing and scale-up facilities; characterization suite, including NMR facility, analytical facility, and microscopy lab; shared nanoscience labs, including genomics, nanobiology, BSL-3, and a nanobiophysics and nanochemistry visualization and computing facility. A complete listing of tools is available at http://jsnn.ncat.uncg.edu/facilities/equipment/.
*Position Summary:*The Nanoscience Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks to hire a tenure track faculty member at the rank of *Assistant Professor*. The Department of Nanoscience is a dynamic and transdisciplinary research department located in the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering which is a collaboration of North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The Department of Nanoscience has several graduate degree programs including a Professional MS, an MS with thesis concentration, and a Ph.D. in Nanoscience.
*Minimum Qualifications:*Qualified applicants will have an earned PhD in a relevant science discipline and have at least two years of postdoctoral training.
*Preferred Qualifications:*Applicants who work in the nanoscience field such as advanced materials and synthetic biology and can complement the departmental research either computationally or experimentally is particularly welcome to apply. Competitive candidates will have an excellent record of research as demonstrated by their publication record, exhibit great promise of extramural funding or have an established record of extramural funding. New faculty will be expected to develop an externally-supported research program, teach effectively at the graduate level, collaborate with researchers in the Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering as well as with researchers in their field, engage in entrepreneurial activities, and participate in Departmental and University service activities.
*Tenure Status:*Tenure Track
*Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the SpartanTalent system via email and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant submits the application for consideration.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
* Cover Letter
* List of References
* Research Statement
* Teaching Philosophy
* Recommendation Letter 1, 2, and 3 (optional)
* Unofficial Transcripts (optional)
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
* Company Name
* Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
* Email Address
* Contact Phone Number
*Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.*
*Org #-Department:*Dean's Office - NN - 13201
*Job Open Date:*12/14/2020
*For Best Consideration Date:*01/04/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Type of Appointment:*Permanent
*Number of Months per Year:*9
*Physical Effort:*Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - o, Talking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - R