Tenure-track Faculty Position

Peter Cardagna pacsps at ritvax.isc.rit.edu
Fri Sep 17 14:19:17 CDT 1999


The Rochester Institute of Technology is primarily an undergraduate
teaching institution with the Department of Physics offering a BS degree
in physics. Research topics of current interest in the Department are
thin films, magnetic materials, complex (colloidal/macromolecular)
fluids, light/thermal neutron scattering spectroscopies, and
observational astronomy. The Department maintains an observatory on
campus that is used primarily for undergraduate astronomy courses and
public outreach. The faculty of the Department also participate in the
graduate programs in Imaging Science and Materials Science &
Engineering. The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure
track position at the rank of Assistant Professor effective September 1,
2000. The minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a
closely related field, a research focus compatible with the Department’s
current research topics, evidence of excellence in teaching lecture and
laboratory courses in a US college or university, a commitment to
sustained research involving both undergraduate and graduate students,
and initiative in utilizing and/or developing alternative teaching
methods. The ideal candidate will make significant contributions in one
or more of the following areas in the upper- level physics curriculum:
optical physics, computer interfacing, advanced experimental labs,
electronics. Candidates should mail a curriculum vitae and the names and
phone numbers of at least three current references to Chair, Search
Committee, Department of Physics, Rochester Institute of Technology, 85
Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623-5603 or email to pacsps at rit.edu
. Screening of applications will begin December 1, 1999, and continue
until a pool of qualified candidates is identified. Descriptions of RIT
and the Department of Physics are located at http://www.rit.edu/~674www/
. RIT is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer; women and
minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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