Physics Assistant Professor | University of North Texas


Posted: 04-Jan-22

Location: Denton, Texas

Required Education: Doctorate


Physics: Physics



Work Function:

Research and Development

The Department of Physics at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for multiple faculty positions in the following areas: 1) Tenure-track assistant professor in materials and devices for energy applications; 2) Tenure-track assistant professor in experimental biophysics, 3) Tenure-track assistant or associate professor in experimental nanophotonics. We seek candidates who can develop vigorous and externally funded research programs, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor student research, provide service to the department, university and community, and foster an equitable environment that promotes diversity and inclusion. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement and integrate with ongoing departmental programs.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field, have postdoctoral or equivalent professional experience after Ph.D. In addition, candidates for the positions in Materials and Devices for Energy and Nanophotonics also must demonstrate a commitment to teaching.

Please contact the Department of Physics at [email protected] for any questions. All applications must be submitted through the UNT faculty career site: Materials and Devices for Energy Applications at; Nanophotonics at; and Biophysics at Candidates should submit: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) Statement of Research Interest, 4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, 5) List of Names and contact information of 3 references; and 6) Diversity Statement.

Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Offers of employment for the positions will be made dependent upon available funding.

UNT recently celebrated its 125-year anniversary and its designation as a Carnegie Tier One (R1) Research University. As one of the nation’s largest universities, UNT is also a Minority- and Hispanic-Serving Institution. The university is located in the economically and culturally vibrant Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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