Job Opportunity: Physics Professor at NC State

The Physics Department at NC State has just announced an opening for an endowed faculty position at either the associate or full level. (The other science departments, including math and statistics, have positions as well — this is a new initiative across the College of Sciences:

The Physics Department at North Carolina State University invites applicants for an Endowed, Tenured Professorship in Physics. We are seeking exceptionally well-qualified, world-renowned individuals with research interests compatible with those in the department. All areas of computational, theoretical, and experimental physics will be considered. Candidates must have a PhD in the physical sciences, and qualifications for appointment as a tenured associate or full professor. The successful applicant must have an internationally recognized research program, demonstrated ability to attract external funding, a strong record of mentoring PhD students and post-docs, and a commitment to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of physics has strong research programs ranging from basic to applied; from the nano scale to the cosmic scale; from table-top experiments to monumental team efforts; and from pure theory to concrete experiment. Additional information about the department can be found at

To submit your application and materials, go to and and designate position number 00104147. For consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, research statement and teaching statement. Please have at least three letters of recommendation sent by e-mail to

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. We welcome the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.

PS: To toot the NCSU Physics horn:
* We have 8 women on the physics faculty, with one more joining in 2017, and we’re 50% of the soft/bio faculty!
* NC State is a research “rising star”, according to Nature: