Physics - Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-12-03

Competition Number: UOIT12-485
Faculty of Science - Physics
Appointment: Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-stream or tenured
Posting Date: December 5, 2012
Application Review Date: January 15, 2013

We invite you to consider joining UOIT's globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research. Our philosophy for undergraduate and graduate education is to challenge, encourage innovation, and connect our faculty, students and the community, while respecting the best practice traditions of Canada's established universities.

The Faculty of Science offers an Honours Bachelor of Science degree program in Physics, including Comprehensive Physics and specializations in Energy and the Environmental Physics and Astrophysics. The Faculty also offers Honours BSc programs in Applied and Industrial Mathematics, Biological Science, Chemistry, Computing Science and Forensic Science including Forensic Physics Stream as well as Concurrent Education and Science programs in conjunction with UOIT's Faculty of Education. MSc and PhD programs are offered in Applied Bioscience, Computer Science, Materials Science and Modelling and Computational Science.

The Faculty of Science invites applications for a tenure-stream or tenured position in Physics at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This position is subject to budgetary approval, and would start at a mutually agreeable time but not later than July 1, 2013. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct active and innovative research programs and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing laptop computers and wireless technology, UOIT seeks faculty who strive to explore and develop new pedagogies. Applicants at all levels are invited to apply, especially if their research expertise is in theoretical and computational physics related to materials science (in areas such as energy storage materials and devices and nanotechnology) or biological science, which are strategic directions at UOIT. These include but not limited to soft condensed matter, biophysics, coarse graining, mesoscale and multiscale research fields. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Physics or a related area, a strong academic background, and a record of excellence in research.

UOIT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

A review of applications will begin on January 15, 2013. Applicants should submit in electronic format, with their name and the above competition number in the subject line, a covering letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a statement of teaching interests, an outline of their present research program and a brief future research plan, and a list of at least 3 referees to


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