William & Mary, Physics

Position ID:William & Mary-Physics-TTE [#25810]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Physics – Theoretical AMO/QISE Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Williamsburg, Virginia 23187, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, Fundamental Quantum Science, Quantum Computing, quantum information/computation, Quantum Optics, Quantum Optics and Quantum Science, Quantum Science + Quantum Information Science + Quantum Optics + Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup (listed until 2023/12/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Physics at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in theoretical Atomic Molecular and Optical/Quantum Information Science and Engineering (AMO/QISE) physics. Appointment will begin August 10, 2024.

Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate and graduate student body. Duties include advising Ph.D. students as well as mentoring undergraduate research and senior capstone projects. The department currently has 26 active faculty of which 3 faculty members are in experimental AMO/QISE physics. The successful candidate’s research will interface with existing William & Mary physics research programs. Teaching expectation is the traditional 1-1 load for a research university. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in undergraduate and graduate physics and other lecture and seminar-style courses. William & Mary and the Department of Physics value diversity (http://bit.ly/physicsvalues) and look forward to submissions from applicants who actively want to continue to support a culture of belonging and provide an environment which embraces inclusion and diversity.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. with experience in AMO/QISE physics or a closely related field at the time the appointment begins (August 10, 2024).

Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of scholarly achievement and potential as a mentor and teacher for undergraduate and graduate students.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/56046. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to fostering an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners and scholars. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by December 1st, 2023. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Information on the degree programs in the Department of Physics may be found at William & Mary (https://wm.edu/as/physics).

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Inquiries can be sent to plasmasearch@physics.wm.edu.


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