Assistant Professor of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics / Materials Science

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Apr 16, 2019
Apr 16, 2019
Faculty - 7513
Full Time
"Assistant Professor, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics / Materials Science (Tenure Track)

The George Mason University, Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science invites applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in experimental condensed matter physics or materials science beginning in August 2019. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics and/or other disciplines within the Department's curriculum, as well as perform standard departmental service activities and mentor students. The selected candidate will also be expected to establish an independent, externally-funded experimental research program that includes both graduate and undergraduate researchers, collaborative relationships with Departmental faculty, and other groups within and outside of the University. To that end, the selected finalist will be encouraged to leverage their research through collaborations with experimental facilities at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), and other government and industrial laboratories conveniently located in the geographical proximity of George Mason University.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a PhD degree in physics, materials science or a closely-related field as of the first day of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral research experience is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in physical properties of hard materials, including structural and functional materials. However, all outstanding candidates will also be considered.

For more information about the Department of Physics and Astronomy, please visit . For more information about the College of Science, visit ."

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application; and (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research interests and plans (no longer than three pages), (4) teaching philosophy (no longer than two pages), and (5) names and contact information of at least three references."

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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