The Department of Physics at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is accepting applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Higher level appointments will also be considered for qualified applicants. Candidates must have the capability to teach graduate-level courses, conduct research, and supervise graduate-student research in the field of electromagnetics, including antennas, propagation, microwave circuits and scattering. Experience in the application of EM to radar, electronic warfare, Fourier optics, and the analysis of data from Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) systems is desirable. The candidate should have academic experience or industrial experience or both, and must possess an earned PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering or a related field. A candidate’s past or present experience with DoD programs, the ability to hold a DoD security clearance, and publication/patent record will be strongly considered.
Primary duties include:
Teaching of graduate-level and undergraduate courses in EM and related areas;
Participation in research projects in the subject area of radar, RF/microwave, electronic warfare, Fourier optics, and/or synthetic aperture radar;
Preparation of research proposals;
Writing scientific/engineering papers to publish research results;
Development of curriculum and courses;
Advising and supervising graduate-student researchers pursuing masters and/or PhD degrees.
Minimum Qualifications include:
An earned PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, or another related field;
Excellent teaching ability or aptitude;
Demonstrated ability to write scientific research papers;
An ability to obtain reimbursable funding to support facilities and research.
Evidence of potential to advise student theses and dissertations
At least 5 years of combined academic and industrial experience in the field of radar phenomenology, including antennas, electromagnetics scattering and propagation, RF/microwave circuits, radar, and electronic warfare systems is desirable.
NPS is a fully accredited graduate school with students from all branches of the U.S. armed services, as well as foreign military officers. U.S. citizenship is required and salary is competitive. Monterey is a short drive south from the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay area and is ideally situated along the spectacular central California coast.
Applications should be received by May 12, 2020. A resume and a statement of research and teaching interests should be included. Names and contact information for letters of reference may be requested. Please address applications to:
Professor Kevin B. Smith, Chair Department of Physics 833 Dyer Rd, Bldg 232, Room 200 Monterey, CA 93943
Email: email@example.com Phone: 831-656-2896
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
Relocation package, including recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized depending upon availability of funding.
This position may or may not be eligible for telework.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions. We strongly encourage you to indicate if you are a veteran in your application when applying to NPS positions and you must provide a copy of your signed DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other acceptable documentation.
Are you a current active duty service member? If yes, you are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Please note: you will be ineligible if your statement of service is not submitted with your application or it shows an expected discharge or release date greater than 120 days from the date of application.
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