The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the State University of New York at Geneseo invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2013.
Candidates must have received a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy by August 20, 2013. The candidate must demonstrate interest and potential for excellent teaching throughout our undergraduate curriculum. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to establish a high quality research program involving undergraduates.
Although all areas of specialization will be considered, preference will be given to candidates who would use our in-house 1.7 MV tandem Pelletron accelerator for nuclear, materials science, or plasma physics research. Preference will also be given to candidates with expertise in astronomy and/or astrophysics. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to be a good department colleague and a good citizen of the college.
SUNY Geneseo is a highly selective residential 4-year public liberal arts college located in the historic village of Geneseo in the Finger Lakes region of Western New York just south of Rochester. The college is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the country. The College strives to provide a diverse learning environment in which to prepare students for an increasingly multicultural society and interconnected world. For further information about SUNY Geneseo, please see our home page at: http://www.geneseo.edu.
The physics program has been identified as a "thriving department" by the Strategic Programs for Innovations in Undergraduate Physics (SPIN-UP) and is one of the largest primarily undergraduate physics departments in the nation currently having over 200 physics majors. Department facilities include a Pelletron accelerator, 20-inch reflecting telescope, scanning probe microscopy lab, digital planetarium, X-ray irradiator, and cavity enhanced spectroscopy lab. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.geneseo.edu/physics.
To apply, please submit an online faculty application at https://jobs.geneseo.edu. Online applications must include a cover letter, current vita, unofficial transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of proposed research plans. Applicants should also arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to
Department Secretary, Department of Physics,
1 College Circle,
Geneseo, NY 14454.
Letters of recommendation may also be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or attached to the application. All applicants are subject to criminal background checks.
Inquiries may be directed to Steve Padalino, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. To ensure full consideration, complete applications and letters of recommendation should be received by January 1, 2013.
SUNY Geneseo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.