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College of Science

Tenure Track Faculty Position



Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, College of Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


Starting Date: 16th August 2019.

The Department of Physics at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale, IL (http://physics.siu.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied / Engineering Physics or related field. The Department of Physics at SIU offers BS and MS in Physics and a Ph. D. in Applied Physics. The selected candidate is expected to:  establish a unique, externally funded research program with key focus of engaging undergraduate and graduate students in cutting-edge research and scholarly activities; be a dedicated educator with strong commitment to exceptional teaching; contribute positively to the service missions of the department, the college, and the university. A competitive startup package will be provided

Qualifications: Ph.D. at time of application in Physics/Applied Physics or related field (one or more years of post-doctoral experience is preferred), with focus in Applied / Engineering Physics. The candidate must show strong evidence of scholarly activities through substantial publications in high impact journals, and must show interest and potential to teach graduate and undergraduate classes across the curriculum. The department values interdisciplinary research and as such it is preferred for candidates to show interest and promise for building and sustaining long term research collaboration across several disciplines.

Application Deadline: November 19, 2018, or until filled. , with an anticipated start date of

To Apply:  A complete application packet will consist of (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae with full list of publications; (3) research statement (4-5 pages); (4) teaching statement (2 pages); and (5) names, professional affiliations, and email addresses of three references. Submit the complete application to:


Ms. Jodi Lyn Miley,

c/o Applied / Engineering Physics Search Committee

Department of Physics

Neckers 483 - Mail Code 4401

Southern Illinois University Car bondale

1245 Lincoln Drive

Carbondale, IL 62901


Electronic submission of application materials (preferably as a single pdf file) to jmiley@siu.edu is encouraged.


SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.