Assistant Professor – SUNY-ESF

The State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to start in Fall 2018. The successful candidates will be required to teach introductory Physics courses, conduct research in their areas of specialty, assist in the development of a new “Physics Program” at ESF, and participate in service activities. The research area is open; illustrative examples include soft matter, computer simulation, computational fluid mechanics, atmospheric or oceanic physics, energy system modeling, renewable materials science, remote sensing, geotechnical engineering, or geoengineering. Opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty at the Department of Physics and the Biomaterials Institute at neighboring Syracuse University. We seek candidates with excellence in both teaching and research and commitment to professional and University service.

Responsibilities: Organizing and teaching introductory physics courses (lecture and laboratory), supervising M.S. and Ph. D students, maintaining a vigorous independent research program with strong potential for external funding, and participating in service activities that support SUNY-ESF’s mission and relevant professional groups.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering is required by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral or equivalent research experience.

Application Procedure:  Application is online only. Visit our website, click on Current Vacancies to find Assistant Professor Physics Courses / Open Research. Applications should include: (1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications and interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research interests and experience, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and (5) names and contact information for three references. Complete application packages must be submitted as a single document in PDF format.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for optimal consideration candidates should submit their application by March 1, 2018. Expected start date is Fall 2018.

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