Job Type Faculty
Class Code 9006
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Exempt
Hiring Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date March 15, 2017
Closing Date Open Until Filled

Department: Physics/Engineering Physics

Duties: Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Physics will serve a full time nine-month appointment. The position is responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level Physics courses and this includes; preparing and reviewing lectures and laboratory exercises; preparing and grading quizzes and exams; submitting textbook requisitions and course syllabus; student recruiting and advising; attending faculty meetings and other duties as required. Course load is up to 12 credit hours per semester with course release for those working on external contracts or grants supporting graduate students.

The successful candidates will be expected to establish an outstanding and externally-funded research program involving graduate, undergraduate students, and postdoctoral scientists, contribute to teaching at all levels, and create a multidisciplinary group of researchers that share advanced skills in material science and technology with the freedom to explore next generation applications without disciplinary constraints.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualifications for this position are a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field and an outstanding record of research accomplishments, which makes the case the candidate, can establish and support a research group. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. Candidates for this position are expected to have an outstanding research record and exhibit potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to develop a high quality, independent externally funded research program as well as teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Assistant/Associate Professor position should be in a topic related to experimental condensed matter physics with an emphasis on the synthesis and characterization of nanometer thick multilayer magnetic films. Characterization of films, and bulk materials using electrons, photons, or other novel techniques is a plus. The appointment should begin 16 August 2017. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with physics faculty but independently form and fund their own research group. The candidate’s research expertise is expected to complement existing work within the department. The department has a state of art SEM, AFM, MFM, three Laser deposition systems, and other major items of capital equipment.

Requirements: Excellent oral and written English language communication skills, excellent organization skills; ability to work and communicate effectively; evidence of curriculum development and the ability to relate well to others within a multiethnic, multi culturally diverse student population. Due to the proximity of Morgan State University to department of defense (DOD) research facilities and contractors candidates have the ability to acquire a U.S. Government security clearance. In the case of candidates wishing to pursue Cyber Security related applications or topics those, which have the ability to acquire a Top Secret security clearance, are preferred. In addition candidates must be able to obtain both TSA and DHS suitability.

To Apply: Send a letter of interest indicating “Assistant/Associate Professor-Physics” -Each applicant must submit a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of publications, a research statement and three (3) letters of recommendation to;

Search Committee, Department of Physics
School of Computer, Mathematical & Natural Sciences
Richard N. Dixon Science Research Center, Suite 200
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251

Email inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Keith H. Jackson, Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, at [email protected].

NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW. MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE/ACTION EMPLOYER As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, U.S. citizenship or alien status and their authorization to work in the United States.

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