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Endowed Chair in Physics & Astronomy
University of Alabama in Huntsville

Date Posted Nov. 28, 2018
Title Endowed Chair in Physics & Astronomy
University University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL, United States
Department Physics & Astronomy
Application Deadline February 2019
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Endowed/Distinguished Professor
  • Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks an innovative research leader to either complement and expand our current expertise in astrophysics, optics and photonics, and nonlinear materials, or broaden our research portfolio into biophysics, biophotonics, or related fields.

This endowed position offers an exciting opportunity for joint research, educational projects, and collaborations within the department, college, university, and the local high-tech community. Opportunities for research collaborations exist in UAH’s Research Centers, the neighboring NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, Redstone Arsenal, and several other non-profit, government, and industrial partners located in Cummings Research Park, the Huntsville/Madison/Decatur area, and the region. Additionally, the Chan Chair will participate in the hiring of an associated junior tenure-track faculty member in the first year.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have credentials in research and teaching suitable for appointment as Professor. He or she will also have a record of securing external funding and of supporting and graduating Ph.D. students. Applicants should submit a single PDF document containing a

1. CV,
2. Description of research and teaching experience,
3. Contact information for three references, and a
4. Brief plan for research to be undertaken at UAH

For more information, contact Dr. James Miller, Professor & Chair, Department of
Physics & Astronomy at the above email. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2018. Early applications are encouraged, as completed applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

  • UAH is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • James a Miller
    Physics & Astronomy
    University of Alabama in Huntsville
    301 Sparkman Drive
    Huntsville, AL 25899


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