Open Rank/Tenure Track Faculty in Physics and Optical Engineering | Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Date Posted: 
Monday, February 11, 2019
Position Location: 
Terre Haute, IN
Job Description: 

The Department of Physics and Optical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank starting August 15, 2019. Candidates may be considered for higher rank commensurate with extent of experience. Required qualifications include an earned PhD in optics, optical engineering or closely related area and evidence of, or demonstrated potential for, excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. All but dissertation or near degree completion considered if in hand by start date.

The Institute places a high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates who can broaden and enhance the educational experience of our students are also encouraged to apply. The department offers a B.S. degree in physics, B.S. degree in engineering physics and a B.S. and M.S. in optical engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower division courses in physics and lower and upper division courses in optics including engineering design. The department operates modern laboratories that support teaching and active research, design and development projects at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Areas of technical interest include lasers, optical fibers, non-linear optics, lens design, holography, photorefractive materials, optical metrology, semiconductors, and nano-technology and participates in several innovative curriculum experiments and educational development. The Center for Applied Optics Studies provides exceptional opportunities for professional development and interaction with industry.

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 25, 2019 until the position is filled. 



Interested candidates should submit a resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research statement and a list of references online at: Contact person:Dr. Galen Duree, Chair, Department of Physics and Optical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Avenue CM 169, Terre Haute, IN 47803 or emailed to