The Department of Natural Sciences at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in physics beginning September 2011. A Ph.D. in physics, a commitment to teaching the full range of undergraduate physics courses, and the capacity to develop an active research program that will involve undergraduate students and attract external funding are required. Postdoctoral research and teaching experience are desirable. While applicants from all specialties will be seriously considered, preference will be given to those in the fields of biophysics/medical physics and material science.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is primarily an undergraduate institution. The department has eight physics faculty and offers a BS degree in physics. Start-up funds are available. For more information about the Department and the Physics program, visit http://www.casl.umd.umich.edu/naturalsciences/.
Candidates should submit a résumé, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and a description of research plans and achievements, including an explanation of how undergraduate students will be involved in their research. The completed application, along with the names and contact information for three references and an unofficial graduate transcript, should be sent to: Natural Sciences Faculty Search Secretary, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128. Review of applications will begin January 17, 2011.