The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2014. 

The successful candidate will establish a research program involving BS and MS students that complements and expands current AMO experimental research in the department. Ideally, the research will involve advanced detection and be data intensive so that the successful candidate will also connect via data analysis and imaging with the new Center for Computational and Applied Math in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

The successful candidate must indicate experience and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching a diverse population of students and to curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will be expected to develop an active, externally funded research program. The department offers both B.S. and M.S. degrees and is seeking a physicist who will involve undergraduate and Master's level students in their research activities.

A Ph.D. in physics and a minimum of one year of postdoctoral experience is required (two years preferred). Applications must include

(i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) an approximately 1500-word description of teaching philosophy and experience with diverse student populations and student-centered learning approaches, (iii) an approximately 1500-word description of research plans and goals which includes start-up needs, (iv) reprints of 2-3 recent key publications, and (v) names and contact information of three individuals who will send letters of recommendation directly to the search committee. 

Applications should be emailed as a single pdf document to Chair, Search Committee, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, November 1, 2013. Cal State Fullerton is an Equal Opportunity/ Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer.