Overview

The Hofstra University Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for an anticipated tenure track faculty position in experimental condensed matter physics, atomic physics (AMO) or laser physics. The department is looking for faculty committed to developing a vibrant research program, teaching and working with undergraduates. In particular, the candidate must demonstrate a willingness to involve undergraduates in research or to generate advanced projects for physics majors. The department now offers the BA and BS in Physics, the BS in Applied Physics and the MS in Medical Physics. It currently has eight faculty members with strong records in research and teaching. Startup funding is available for new faculty.

Hofstra University is a selective private university with 11,000 students (6,900 undergraduates), located 25 miles from New York City and provides excellent benefits and sabbatical support. The scheduled start date for this position is September 1, 2018; review of applications will begin January 2, 2018.

Interested candidates should submit a CV, a research statement, copies of up to three recent/significant publications and a description of one or two potential projects for advanced undergraduates as a single unprotected pdf file to the search committee at the email address below. The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent before January 2, 2018 to PhysicsSearch2017@Hofstra.edu. We welcome any questions about the Physics Department, startup funds, experimental facilities or the research environment at Hofstra University.