The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental ultra-fast/high field atomic, molecular, optical, and plasma (AMOP) physics. Duties of the position include development of a funded physics research program, classroom teaching, supervision of students in research, and service to the Department and University.
A Ph.D. degree in physics (or a related field) and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required. Applicants should have a substantial research record, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the potential for establishing a significant, externally-funded research program in ultrafast/high field physics, using a state-of-the-art, high-power, femtosecond laser laboratory, the Extreme Light Laboratory at UNL: http://www.unl.edu/diocles/ . Ample opportunities also exist for collaborations with other faculty in a well-established AMOP group. Information on the research interests of the current nine AMOP faculty can be found on the Department’s web page: http://physics.unl.edu.
To be considered for this position, candidates should apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition # F_160214, and complete the Faculty/Administrative Information form. Applications must also include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, publication list, statement of proposed research, and the names, affiliations, and contact information of at least three references. Screening of applicants will begin on December 1st, 2016; however, the search will continue until a suitable candidate is found.