Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics- Photonics Engineering

Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA

The Department of Physics at Bridgewater State University (BSU) invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position beginning September 2019. The department is seeking an outstanding Engineer with expertise in Photonics including PIC Design and Characterization. The successful candidate will bring novel perspectives and insights to undergraduate students through teaching, advising and undergraduate research and support the development of a new degree programs in Photonics Engineering including certificate and B.S. degrees. The candidate will work in the new Department of Physics and Photonics Engineering that builds on the highly successful Department of Physics at BSU. The department has broad and expanding breath of theoretical and experimental based courses with research lab spaces housed in the $98M Dana Mohler-Faria Science Building. Physics at BSU has been recognized nationally for its strong number of majors (approximately 60) and graduates (average 8-10 per year). These numbers reflect a strong student-workforce development history with ties to Photonics/Optics related industries, top graduate schools (recently for biophysics, particle physics, astronomy and general relativity) and our tradition for training high school teachers. With the addition of the new Photonics Engineering program numbers of students, and new paths and opportunities for our graduates are expected to increase. The Department has strong connections and collaborations with AIM Photonics and the region’s AIM Photonics LEAP Academies. The successful candidate will be expected to continue to foster those connections and utilize them in their scholarship and work with students.

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