Assistant Professor of Physics/Physical Science

Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, NC
Closing date
Dec 12, 2021

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Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Physics
Organization Type
*Position Title::*Assistant Professor of Physics/Physical Science
*Position Number::*002254
*Full-time or Part-time::*Full Time
*Department::*Chemistry, Physics, Material Science
*Posting Number::*0401258
*SHRA/EHRA::*EHRA (Faculty)
*Job Category::*Professional
*Hiring Range::*Commensurate with Education and Experience
*Minimum salary::*Commensurate with Education and Experience
*Maximum salary::*Commensurate with Education and Experience
*Overall Position Competency::*Flat Rate
*Description of primary duties and responsibilities::*The Department of Chemistry, Physics, & Materials Science at Fayetteville State University (FSU) is seeking an outstanding applicant for a *Tenure-Track Assistant Professor *of Physics, with experience in Condensed Matter/Materials Physics or a closely related field to begin in the *Fall of 2022.* Accredited by the American Chemical Society, the Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in Chemistry, with six concentrations in General Chemistry, Materials Science, Biochemistry, Pre-Health, Pre-Pharmacy, and Chemical Entrepreneurship, as well as academic minors in Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Science. The Department operates a Planetarium, Observatory, Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Consortium (SENCR-MIC) and Interdisciplinary Materials Research and Education Laboratory (IMREL), and the Core Instrument Facility, which are equipped with many state-of-the-art analytical instruments, such as field-emission electron microprobe, scanning electron microscope, atomic force microscope, X-ray diffractometer, UV-Vis, Raman, fluorescence, FTIR, NMR, HPLC-MS/MS, GC/MS/MS, CE, and ICP-OES.
*Description of Work Continued::*Preference will be given to a candidate who can demonstrate successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and ability to integrate technology/software with teaching. Ability to teach students from diverse academic backgrounds is critical. The successful candidate is expected to build a research program that involves mentoring undergraduate students, preferably in Condensed-Matter or Materials Physics, and being able to develop research collaborations with colleagues in the Department. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to participate in departmental, college, university, and community service activities.
*Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::*Candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Physics, Materials Science, or a closely related field with 18 credit hours of physics courses at the graduate level.
*Preferred Qualifications::*Demonstrate successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and ability to integrate technology/software with teaching.
*Open Until Filled::*Yes
*Additional Information for Applicants:*All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.
*EEO Statement::*This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
*Veteran's Statement:*Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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