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Assistant Professor (Experimental AMOP Physics)

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To be considered for this position, candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_160214, and complete the Faculty/Administrative form. Applications must also include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, publication list, statement of proposed research, and the names, affiliations, and contact information of at least three references. Screening of applicants will begin on December 1st, 2016; however, the search will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor (Experimental AMOP Physics)
Department/College/Unit Physics & Astronomy-1092
Requisition Number F_160214
Posting Open Date 09/22/2016
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
12/01/2016
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental ultra-fast/high field atomic, molecular, optical, and plasma (AMOP) physics. Duties of the position include development of a funded physics research program, classroom teaching, supervision of students in research, and service to the Department and University. A Ph.D. degree in physics (or a related field) and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required. Applicants should have a substantial research record, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the potential for establishing a significant, externally-funded research program in ultrafast/high field physics, using a state-of-the-art, high-power, femtosecond laser laboratory, the Extreme Light Laboratory at UNL: http://www.unl.edu/diocles/ Ample opportunities also exist for collaborations with other faculty in a well-established AMOP group. Information on the research interests of the current nine AMOP faculty can be found on the Department’s web page: http://physics.unl.edu.

Minimum Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in physics (or a related field) and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants should have a substantial research record, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the potential for establishing a significant, externally-funded research program in ultrafast/high field physics, using a state-of-the-art, high-power, femtosecond laser laboratory, the Extreme Light Laboratory at UNL: http://www.unl.edu/diocles/

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
Posted Salary
How to Apply

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_160214, and complete the Faculty/Administrative form. Applications must also include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, publication list, statement of proposed research, and the names, affiliations, and contact information of at least three references.

Screening of applicants will begin on December 1st, 2016; however, the search will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Beth Farleigh, efarleigh@unl.edu, (402) 472-9222

Job Category
Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date 8/14/2017
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents