The Department of Physics at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track
Assistant Professorship position in experimental biological physics.

We seek a scientist that would complement and expand our current areas of research, and will consider applicants with expertise in any area of Biological Physics.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Successful candidates are expected to develop an externally funded collaborative research program and to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at the Physics Department.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD or equivalent degree in Physics or a related discipline is required for this position.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Working Schedule:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan, a statement outlining teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to the address below.

All correspondence relating to this position should be emailed to biophysicsfacultysearch@kent.edu or mailed to:
Search Committee Chair,
Department of Physics, Kent State University,
PO Box 5190,
Kent, OH 44242

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.