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Assistant Professor, Computational/Theoretical Biological Physics

Wayne State University, Physics and Astronomy Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Computational/Theoretical Biological Physics
Reference Code: Posting #043956
Job Location: Detroit , MI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Physics & Astronomy
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-30
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Wayne State University

This is a full-time faculty appointment. Candidates will be expected to teach physics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A normal teaching load is two courses for the Fall and two courses for Winter.

We are seeking an individual with an outstanding research record whose work will complement the existing Biomedical Physics program and the existing research area in biological physics within the department.

Candidates will also serve on department, college, university committees and participate in departmental activities. Obtain external funding to support the research program and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates will also supervise graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research associates.

Job Requirements

A Ph.D. degree in Physics or equivalent is required and postdoctoral experience is important.

Research in the area of Computational/Theoretical Biological Physics.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Our department consists of 28 faculty members with active research programs in biological physics, condensed matter and materials physics, relativistic heavy ion physics, particle physics, astrophysics, and atomic physics. More information about the department can be found at

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and teaching philosophy online at using the posting number 043956 (or the following link

Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (signed and on letterhead) sent directly by email to

Wayne State University, which holds the highest Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designations in both research and community engagement, is a premier, public, urban, comprehensive research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional opportunities for students and faculty in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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