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Assistant Professor Physics, Tenure Track

New York Institute of Technology
Old Westbury, NY
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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Assistant Professor Physics, Tenure Track

Job Location(s)

US-NY-Old Westbury

Job ID



College of Arts & Sciences

# of Openings


Position Type



Regular Full-Time


College of Arts and Sciences


New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in in-demand disciplines including computer science, data science, and cybersecurity; biology, health professions, and medicine; architecture and design; engineering; IT and digital technologies; management; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education founded in 1955, it welcomes nearly 8,000 students worldwide.

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New York Tech has an 8-member Physics department across two campuses (New York City and Old Westbury) with a growing B.S. in Physics program and diverse faculty research interests including plasma physics, quantum informatics, biophysics, astrophysics, condensed matter physics and high energy theory.

The Physics department seeks candidates for a tenure-track position for an experimental physicist at the Assistant Professor level, starting in August 2024.

The faculty member hired for the position will be an experimental physicist with a record of successful research and a clear research agenda. They will also have strong teaching credentials which are adaptable and able to be incorporated into New York Tech's teaching style and philosophy. The faculty member will be based at the Old Westbury campus, but may have the opportunity to occasionally teach at the New York City campus as well.

Responsibilities of the position include: extending the departmental research portfolio to cutting-edge experimental studies; teaching and developing new undergraduate physics courses offered to physics, engineering, and other majors; pursuing external funding to support the candidate's research; involving undergraduate students in research work; and performing service to the university.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Applied Physics. Postdoctoral experience and experience teaching at the undergraduate level are strongly preferred. Ability to develop and teach courses that enhance existing research areas a plus.

Applicants should submit their (1) curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) a 1-2 page teaching statement, including plans for and experience with promoting inclusion of students from underrepresented groups, and (4) a 1-2 page research statement.

Please upload the cover letter, teaching statement, and research statement as a single PDF.

The deadline for applications is November 15th, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

New York Institute of Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth and provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits program inclusive of generous paid time off, holidays, tuition remission, and retirement plans with employer contributions.

New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills, geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market, organizational considerations and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer.
Minimum Salary

USD $75,500.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $95,000.00/Yr.

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