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Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Physics

Howard University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Howard University invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for two tenure-track faculty positions. Preference for one of the positions will be given to applicants who are experimentalists specializing in nanoscale materials science for renewable energy applications. The successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Existing synthesis and characterization facilities at HU are available to help the new faculty researchers quickly establish and advance their research initiatives. Howard University is ranked as one of the top private universities that focus on producing African American scientists. Howard University has several campuses, providing access to outstanding facilities for interdisciplinary collaborations with local research organizations such as NASA, NIST and NRL. In addition, the Department has a strategic priority of enhancing collaborations and interactions with national labs and to lead/participate in large interdisciplinary research programs. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics and should submit a letter of application, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, publication record, research plan, and teaching plan via mail to Chairman - Appointments, Promotions and Tenure Committee, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, 2355 6th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059 or electronically to The positions are expected to be filled effective August 16, 2015. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2014, but applications will be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled.

Howard University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.