Endowed Chair of Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department Name: 
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
301 Sparkman Dr
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Pei-Ling Chan Chair of Physics

Department of Physics & Astronomy

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative research leader to either complement and expand our current expertise in astrophysics, optics and photonics, and nonlinear materials, or broaden our research portfolio into biophysics, biophotonics, or related fields.  

This endowed position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations within the department, college, university, and the local high-tech community. Opportunities for research collaborations exist in UAH’s Research Centers, the neighboring NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, Redstone Arsenal, and several other non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Cummings Research Park, the Huntsville/Madison/Decatur area, and the region.  Additionally, the Chan Chair will participate in the hiring of an associated junior tenure-track faculty member in the first year.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have credentials in research and teaching suitable for appointment as Professor. He or she will also have a record of securing external funding and of supporting and graduating Ph.D. students. Applicants should submit a single PDF document containing a

1. CV,

2. Description of research and teaching experience,

3. Contact information for three references, and a

4. Brief plan for research to be undertaken at UAH

to [email protected].

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy at the above email. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2018. Early applications are encouraged, as completed applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

UAH is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Log Number 19/20-539

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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James A Miller
Professor & Chair
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