Research Scientist/Scholar and Senior in Physics
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Physics maintains a tradition of excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Department Research Scientist/Scholars participate in research on three continents with programs in many of the most active and exciting areas of physics.
The Department of Physics seeks applications from individuals who are interested in Research Scientist/Scholar I, II, III and Senior positions within the department which are temporary or special appointments for the 2018-2019 academic year. A detailed description of the department and Research Scientist/Scholars are available on the department web page http://www.physics.colostate.edu
Required Job Qualifications
Level I is for individuals who have obtained a Ph.D. (generally within the last three years) and have significant professional accomplishments.
Level II is analogous to the Assistant Professor title for regular faculty. It generally includes people with three to seven years of experience beyond the Ph.D. and very significant professional accomplishments.
Level III is analogous to the Associate Professor title for regular faculty. It generally includes individuals with more than seven years of experience beyond the Ph.D., and with extremely significant professional accomplishments.
The Senior level is analogous to the full Professor title for regular faculty. It generally includes individuals well beyond the Ph.D. that have demonstrated outstanding, sustained, and extraordinary professional accomplishments as well as professional leadership.
Ranking and qualifications within these levels are done on a case by case basis with factors that include the publication record, past research funding, professional honors and awards, decisive discoveries, and management experience. Applicable department research areas include, among others, theoretical and experimental condensed matter physics, atomic and molecular optics, and high energy and astrophysics. The department also provides instruction of both undergraduate and graduate students.
Preferred Job Qualifications Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This pool is valid through June 30, 2019, at which time all applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Interested individuals should submit a current resume, a statement of research experience and interest and names and addresses of three references.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Alicia Armentrout Alicia.Armentrout@colostate.edu
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