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Faculty Opening: Biological/Biomedical Physics

The Department of Physics in the School of Arts and Sciences announces a tenure-track faculty opening at the assistant professor level in Experimental Biological/Biomedical Physics.  We are seeking a candidate who will enhance activities within the Physics Department and develop connections with other Arts and Sciences, Engineering School, and Medical School Departments.  The duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, teaching and advising students, conducting original research and publishing the results, and participating in departmental and university service.  A PhD in Physics or in a closely related field is required, along with an undergraduate degree in Physics and the ability to teach a range of traditional undergraduate physics courses in addition to specialized courses.   Candidates are sought who have highly visible research achievements and who have a strong aptitude for teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The appointment will begin Fall 2016. Information on our department can be found at  

Applications should consist of the following:  cover letter, current resume including publication record, statement of research interests and plans (up to 5 pages), statement of teaching interests and approach (up to 3 pages), and names and complete contact information (including email addresses) of three references.   Application materials must be submitted electronically by email as a single file in editable (e.g. not password protected) PDF format to For full consideration applications should be submitted on or before November 1, 2015.

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and disabled candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  Washington University is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.


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