Tenure Track Faculty Position in Space Sciences

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Current state: Review
Department: Physical Sciences
City: Daytona Beach
State/Province: FL
Country: USA
Contact Person: Matthew Zettergren
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Application Due Date: Tuesday, January 05 2016

The Department of Physical Sciences at the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University invites applications for a Tenure-Track faculty position in areas of space- or ground-based instrumentation and space systems engineering with applications to space, atmospheric, planetary, or earth sciences. The successful candidate is expected to pursue an actively funded experimental research program, and to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. This position will be at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in engineering, physics, or a related science discipline and be available by August 15, 2016.
The Physical Sciences Department has over 30 faculty members and has greatly expanded its space and upper atmospheric research activities over the past decade. This increased research activity has recently culminated in the founding of the Center for Space and Atmospheric Research. The department is home to one of the leading ABET-accredited undergraduate Engineering Physics programs in the US, as well as expanding BS Space Physics, BS Astronomy & Astrophysics, MS and PhD Engineering Physics programs.
Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2016. Applications should be submitted online and include a cover letter, CV, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, as well as the contact information of at least three professional references. All materials should be submitted through the link at:  http://eraucareers.erau.edu; click on “Career Search”, and search for “Engineering Physics” at location Daytona Beach. Inquiries may be addressed to the search committee chair: Matthew Zettergren, [email protected], 386-226-7006.