The Department of Physics at Fordham University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start in the Fall of 2011. The applicant must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, particularly in the area of engineering physics. Additionally, the ability to develop innovative courses and experiments in engineering physics will be considered a plus. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, preferably with a B.S. or M.S. in an engineering discipline. Post-doctoral experience with a strong publication record is also required. The successful applicant is expected to carry out a research program with the involvement of undergraduates. Current areas of research are mesoscopic physics, polymers, liquid crystals, laser physics, quantum optics, intermediate energy nuclear theory, and particle physics (chiral perturbation theory, lattice QCD). Our location in New York City provides many opportunities for collaborative research.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a brief plan of research, a statement on teaching philosophy, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Search Committee, Physics Department, Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y. 10458-9993. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2011 and will be considered until the position is filled. Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.