|The Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Arlington is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates for the Richard N. Claytor Distinguished Professor of Optics, an endowed faculty position. A PhD in Physics, Optics or closely related areas is required. The appointment will be at the Professor level with tenure. The individual must have a high level of research accomplishments, extramural funding, professional leadership, and excellence in teaching and mentoring of students.
The successful candidate will be expected to take on a leadership role in coordinating and growing interdisciplinary research and educational programs in optics at UT Arlington. Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished scholarly record in experimental quantum optics, nonlinear optics, optical materials, photonics, biophotonics, optical sensing, optical imaging, plasmonics, laser or optical physics.
UT Arlington has been awarded the R-1: Doctoral Universities—Highest Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is the second largest institution in the UT System with more than 37,000 students. The Department of Physics has 22 tenured and tenure track faculty members with highly active research programs in experimental and theoretical condensed matter physics, nanobiotechnology, biophysics, high-energy physics, astrophysics, and space physics.
UT Arlington location in the heart of the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) area provides excellent opportunities for collaborations with high-tech industries and neighboring universities and offers the cultural and recreational benefits of a vibrant metropolitan region of more than 6 million people. The UT Arlington campus is located 12 miles from the DFW Airport with non-stop flights to destinations all over the globe.
Applicants are required to apply online at http://www.uta.edu/uta/faculty-opportunities/index.php/. Please create a profile and submit the following materials: letter of interest, curriculum vita, and list of publications, a statement of research plans, teaching experience, and contact information for four references. The review of the applications will begin December 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly, to ensure full consideration. Questions may be addressed to Angelita Winter .
UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.|