NOTICE OF VACANCY Faculty (Tenure-Track) Positions in Dynamic Compression Science
The Institute for Shock Physics (ISP) is a multidisciplinary research organization, within the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Washington State University (WSU), with an emphasis on understanding condensed matter response at extreme conditions. The WSU shock physics effort, widely recognized as the academic leader in the field, has a long and distinguished history of research innovations and excellence, and rigorous hands-on training in studying material response under extreme dynamic compression. Spanning more than 60 years, many pioneering developments in shock wave experiments and theory have been carried out at WSU. One of WSU's most notable achievements in this field has been the outstanding group of scientists who have been educated and trained as graduate students and postdoctoral research associates. These individuals have gone on to become leaders in this field. Academic partners in the Institute's dynamic compression activities include Princeton University, California Institute of Technology, and Stanford University.
WSU is making investments to broaden and enhance the Institute's unique and eminent national role well into the future and has established tenure-track faculty positions in the Institute for Shock Physics (ISP). We are seeking to hire two outstanding individuals in the area of Dynamic Compression Science in the following ranks:
Professor and Associate Director
The Faculty members hired will have access to unique and state-of-the-art research capabilities and facilities at three locations: The Institute for Shock Physics (Pullman, WA); the Dynamic Compression Sector at the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, IL); and the Applied Sciences Laboratory (Spokane, WA). These are permanent, full-time, academic year (9 month), tenure-track positions in the Institute for Shock Physics, located on the WSU Pullman campus, with the possibility of a joint appointment and tenure in the relevant academic department at WSU. Additionally, there exist excellent opportunities for collaborations with scientists at the DOE/NNSA and DoD Laboratories.
Candidates from a broad range of scientific areas (Condensed Matter Physics/Chemistry, Materials Science, High Energy Density Physics, Planetary Science, and Mechanics of Materials) will be considered, provided they have a demonstrated record of excellence in dynamic compression research. Further information about WSU and the Institute for Shock Physics may be found at https://shock.wsu.edu.
To inquire further about these faculty positions, please contact: Ms. Sheila Heyns (firstname.lastname@example.org, 509-335-1861).
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