Professor/Chair - Physics Department

North Carolina Agriculture Technical State University

United States

February 14, 2022

Description

Posting Details Classification Type EHRA

Primary Purpose of Position

The College of Science and Technology at North Carolina A&T State University seeks a dynamic and innovative chairperson for the Department of Physics. The successful candidate is expected to possess a distinguished record of scholarship and research, appreciate the integration of learning, discovery and engagement, have significant experience in higher education, and to have experience in securing extramural funding. This is a 12-month administrative position with a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Professor. An appointment at the Associate professor level might be considered for candidates who exhibit exceptional potential for growth. The successful candidate is expected to have an exemplary record of scholarship and research, along with a vision for invigorating and expanding the educational, research, and service efforts of the department. Areas of research strength within the department include biophysics, chemical physics, computational physics, experimental nuclear physics, material sciences, and atmospheric science and meteorology. An open and collegial style of management and leadership is desired.

Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Science and Technology, the Department Chair is expected to provide leadership and foster excellence in all departmental efforts. Some of the Chair's responsibilities include promoting student success; student recruitment and mentoring, ensuring quality undergraduate and graduate programs; faculty workload assignment, faculty recruitment, mentorship, development and evaluation; supporting faculty research, teaching, and service; providing oversight and stewardship for the administrative, financial, and academic programs; engaging faculty in strategic planning; program assessment and reporting; and teaching.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land- grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The College of Science and Technology integrates science, mathematics, and technology to advance knowledge and prepare the next generation of science and technology leaders. The College embraces the mission of the University as a land-grant doctoral research institution with a distinction in STEM by expanding new frontiers in science, creating novel technologies, developing innovative approaches to STEM teaching and learning, and formulating scientific and technological solutions that lead to transformative social and economic development. The College houses the departments of Applied Engineering Technology, Biology, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Graphic Design Technology, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, and the Applied Science Technology PhD Program. The College is experiencing substantial growth in enrollment, faculty size, curricula, and research.

The Department of Physics is an active department with eleven full time faculty who are heavily engaged in research. Current research areas include biophysics, chemical physics, computational physics, experimental nuclear physics, and atmospheric science and meteorology. The department of Physics offers a Bachelor of Science in Physics, Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science and Meteorology, an Master of Science in Physics, and a concentration in Applied Physics under the College PhD Program in Applied Science and Technology.

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications include PhD or equivalent terminal degree. Applicant must have a minimum of six years of demonstrated excellence in teaching and research consistent with eligibility for appointment at the rank of associate professor or professor and some administrative experience relevant to the position.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

We are looking for a service-oriented individual with excellent people skills and the ability to motivate faculty and staff toward shared goals.

Required License or Certification

Working Title Professor/Chair - Physics Department

Position Number 001408 Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience FLSA Exempt Position Type Faculty Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time Tenure Track Yes FTE 40 hours/week, 12 months If Time Limited, Appointment Length Organizational Division Physics Dept Organizational Location College of Science and Technology Organizational Unit Physics Dept

Posting Number EPA1373

Open Date 01/17/2022 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled Open Until Filled Yes Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 02/28/2022 Date Position Available July 2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
  • Statement of Leadership and Management Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
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