Robert R. Shannon Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences -Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences
Street Line 1: 
1630 E University Blvd
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

In order to further expand its world-class faculty and respond to the needs of the growing fields of optics, the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona is proud to announce a faculty search for the Robert R. Shannon Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences.

The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is the world’s premier optical institute, with outstanding faculty members, an international student body, a comprehensive optics curriculum, pioneering research programs in areas including optical engineering, image science, photonics and optical physics, and close relationships with the optics industry. To learn more please click here.

Salary for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications are invited from junior, mid-career, and senior candidates. Complete applications will include a cover letter, full CV with list of publications, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of three references. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Jose Sasian, search committee chair, at jose@optics.arizona.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

This tenure/tenure-track position anticipates demonstrated strength in the area of optical engineering, including:

  • Cultivating a world-class research program in optical engineering.
  • Establishing a strong teaching record in optical engineering.
  • Participating in both undergraduate and graduate education.
  • Participating in service and outreach for the College.

Preferred candidates will demonstrate a record of innovation and strength in optical design and instrumentation, with a broad variety of potential application areas including space or astronomical optics, optical metrology, infrared systems, consumer optics, and optics in manufacturing.

Included Benefits: 

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 8, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, May 29, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Jose Sasian
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences
Street Line 1: 
1630 E University Blvd
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal Code: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
jose@optics.arizona.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jose Sasian
Email: 
jose@optics.arizona.edu