The Department of Physics seeks a dynamic and creative leader for the position of Department Head. The successful candidate will be expected to lead and build upon the Department's strengths in Cosmology, Biological Physics, High- and Medium- Energy Particle Physics, and Condensed Matter Physics while maintaining his or her own scholarly research.
The Department of Physics faculty currently includes 35 tenure-track, teaching-track, and research-track faculty members and a graduate program with more than 70 Ph.D. students. Carnegie Mellon has a long history of success in fostering interdisciplinary research collaborations. As such, the Department seeks candidates possessing excellent communication skills, interdisciplinary vision, and ambition. Working with the Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Teaching, the Department Head oversees the educational mission of the Department, including the integration of teaching and research activities, as well as the graduate program.
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions, and we seek leaders who are committed to this goal. Carnegie Mellon welcomes applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.
Questions about the search may be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Professor Gregg Franklin, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Prospective candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, publication list, and statement of research plans; and also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Academic Jobs Online at: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7967
The screening of job applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.