Assistant/Associate/Full Professor T/TE - Optical Engineering

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, November 22, 2021
Archive Date: 
Monday, January 17, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona-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: 

The James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona is announcing a faculty search in Optical Engineering with the possibility of multiple hires. The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is the world’s premier optical institute.

Applications are invited from junior, mid-career, and senior candidates. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2022 and continue until the positions are 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 areas such as optical design, engineering, instrumentation, and systems, with a broad variety of potential application areas including space or astronomical optics, optical metrology, remote sensing, consumer optics, biomedical optics, optics in defense, and optics in manufacturing.

Minimum Qual:

  • PhD in Optics, Physical Sciences, Engineering or related field, and teaching or industrial experience in optics is desirable.

Applicants should ideally have a proven track record of teaching and research, including a clear potential to continue or establish a substantial research program in optical engineering that is capable of attracting program funding from industry and/or government. For private sector or government laboratory applicants, lack of a proven record could be remedied with other related credentials, including strong communications skills and leadership or experience in innovative optical engineering and/or building innovative optical hardware.

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
Salary for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Included Benefits: 

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision insurance plans and more!

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Professor Ronald G. Driggers
Title: 
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor T/TE - Optical Engineering
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona-James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Ronald G. Driggers
Subject: 
Optical Engineering Faculty posting