The Physics Department of The University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics. The successful candidate is expected to be an effective teacher and to establish a vigorous research program; start-up funds will be provided.
The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant and historic flagship institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse enrollment of approximately 20,000 students and a total budget of $500 million, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. The university has been recognized as a Tier I institution by US News and World Report. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada, the University of Nevada, Reno is just a short distance from the state capitol, the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, and numerous state and national parks.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. in physics or a related field.
Preferred qualifications: Postdoctoral research experience. Evidence of ability and strong commitment to establish a successful research program in atomic, molecular, and optical physics. Evidence of ability and motivation to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Please apply at https://goo.gl/hYsFb2, and please arrange for two or more letters of reference to be sent to Professor Jonathan Weinstein at email@example.com. Applications and letters of reference should be received by February 20th, 2019. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
About University of Nevada, Reno
The University of Nevada, Reno – founded in 1874 as Nevada's first institution of higher education – is notable for its enrollment growth in recent years (approaching 22,000 students in Fall 2017); its investment of more than $750 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities since 2009; and its status as Nevada’s leading research institution, with expenditures in excess of $106 million in 2017. The University enjoys a Carnegie Classification™ of R2 as a comprehensive, doctoral university with high research activity, offering more than 460 undergraduate and graduate degree, certificate and minor programs. The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, and ranks in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students’ cognitive growth... and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018).
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.