Sunday, September 22, 2013

TT in Physics @ CSU San Fancisco

Job ID: 28.13
Natural Sciences
Appointment Type:
Time Base:
Date Posted:
September 17, 2013
Closing Date:
November 15, 2013
TT Job Search #28.13
Assistant Professor, Experimental Physics
Department of Physics & Astronomy, San Francisco State University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at San Francisco State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental physics to begin Fall 2014. The search is open to all fields of experimental physics. We seek candidates who will interact with other members of the department’s diverse research community, who lead active programs in laser physics, quantum optics, nanomaterials, and cryogenic detectors. Other department interests include theoretical particle physics, observational astronomy, and theoretical astrophysics.

The department offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees and is committed to excellence in both research and teaching. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about mentoring students and who can involve students in their research. Faculty members with funded research programs typically teach two courses per semester. The salary is to be negotiated, commensurate with experience.

San Francisco State University, a member of the California State University system, serves a diverse student body of 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom, and human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and to demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work.

A Ph.D. in physics and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required. Applications must be received by Friday, November 15, 2013. Applications must include curriculum vitae, a publication list, a research summary, and a statement of teaching experience and interests. Applications must be submitted electronically using the Academic Jobs Online web site
( Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately (references also submit their letters electronically using the Academic Jobs Online web site). SFSU is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.