Monday, October 8, 2012

TT in Physics at San Diego State


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Optics
VPAA 2013/14 - 17

The Physics Department at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental optics effective in fall of 2013. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and be comfortable with all aspects of teaching our physics curriculum. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or related field and postdoctoral experience. A strong record of scholarly publications is expected. A strong emphasis will be placed on the successful candidate’s ability to initiate and seek extramural funding for a vigorous research program involving undergraduate as well as graduate students. Candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research efforts are also strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department offers a bachelor’s and master’s degree in physics and a Ph.D. in computational science. Information on the Department and the Optics Program can be found at 

Applications should include 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research and teaching interests including a description of future research plans and plans for obtaining extramural funding, 3) the names and addresses (including email addresses) of three references.
Applications should be sent to: 

Prof. Fridolin Weber
Chair, Search Committee
San Diego State University 
Physics Department
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, California 92182-1233

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Professor Fridolin Weber at

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