The Department of Electro-Optics and Photonics (EOP) in the School of Engineering at the University of Dayton (UD) seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate is expected to teach EOP and related courses, develop and maintain high-quality, externally funded research, and mentor MS and PhD graduate students. This position will start on August 16, 2020.
Founded in 1983, EOP is a stand-alone academic department in the School of Engineering at UD, and is grouped and ranked within the top 10% of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) departments in the research category by the National Research Council. EOP collaborates extensively with Physics and ECE. Its proximity to the Air Force Research Labs at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base provides an excellent opportunity for research collaboration and funding opportunities. EOP has unique research facilities such as the Ladar and Optical Communications Institute (LOCI) with dedicated laser range halls and a 7 km cross-town atmospheric testbed, and a laser additive manufacturing (LAM) facility with material characterization. EOP is lead institution on a multi-university research initiative (MURI) on atmospheric optics, and supports successful incubator businesses. EOP also has strong joint international programs with leading universities and research institutions in optics and photonics. Areas of specializations include LIDAR and laser additive manufacturing, along with atmospheric and adaptive optics, nanophotonics, nanofabrication, holography and 3D imaging, fiber optics and beam control.
The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.
•Ph.D. in optics, electrical engineering, physics, or closely related area
•Excellent written communication skills
•For the rank of Assistant Professor: - A record of peer-reviewed publications - A demonstrated record of effective and innovative teaching strategies - Demonstrated experience in writing competitive grant proposals
•For the rank of Associate Professor, all of the minimum qualifications listed above, plus - Experience of effective teaching at the graduate level in EOP, ECE or related disciplines - A record of successful funded research
Preferred Qualifications:* While everyone may not possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following qualifications:
Specialization in LIDAR and/or laser additive manufacturing (LAM)
Success in securing funding from national funding agencies (such as NSF, DoD etc.....)
Ability to work with government laboratories (such as AFRL) or other commercial entities
Successful record of mentoring graduate students (MS and PhD)
A proven record of success in a tenure-line (for the rank of Associate Professor)
Demonstrated commitment to engineering education and engineering practice
Effective oral communication skills
Effective interpersonal communication skills
A demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence and diversity
A demonstrated commitment to the breadth of education including educating the whole person in the Marianist tradition
A demonstrated commitment of service to the community, university and profession
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 497548
About University of Dayton
The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and to linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. As Marianists, we are a worldwide family of Catholic brothers, priests, sisters and committed lay people. Our spirit of hospitality and inclusiveness permeates campus. What distinguishes us is our constant seeking of truth and knowledge in our overall mission to improve the world.We ask big questions and take action in all realms of knowledge — the arts, sciences, religion, business, education, engineering and law.We lead and we serve because we believe that the more people we help to develop compassionate hearts and critical minds, the better our world will be.
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