Physics Department Seeks New Faculty in Nanotechnology for Energy and Environment

Posted on 11/11/2011 9:49:05 PM

The Department of Physics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Physics of Nanoscale Materials, preferably with applications in energy and environment.

The position begins in August 2012, and startup funding is available. We seek applicants at the assistant professor level who have the Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in experimental physics/applied physics/materials science, or related disciplines.

The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Applicants are expected to develop a collaborative research program in sustainable energy technologies involving students and faculty from Physics, Chemistry, and other departments. They are also expected to teach at all levels of a rigorous undergraduate/graduate curriculum, including online courses in physics; advise and mentor students; and provide service to the department, university, and community at large.

To apply, submit application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, statements of research plan, teaching philosophy, and three letters of references to Dr. Muhammad Z. Numan (, 56 Weyandt Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705.

IUP, the largest of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, located near Pittsburgh, Pa., is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.

For more information, see the listing on the IUP Human Resources website.