Applications are invited for a Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow in Biophysics in the Department of Physics at Wake Forest University beginning July 1, 2018. We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. The position entails teaching undergraduate classes and mentoring undergraduate research in the Department of Physics; and conducting collaborative research with department faculty. Primary consideration will be given to candidates whose biophysics research interests overlap with two faculty members – Keith Bonin and Martin Guthold. These areas include optical and atomic force microscopy, next generation sequencing, cell-culturing, and electrospinning fibers. A Ph.D. in Physics or a related area is required.
The department has fifteen tenure-track faculty, one teaching professional, and six postdoctoral researchers. The department offers both a B.A. and a B.S. in Physics, and a B.S. in Biophysics. The department has a graduate program offering M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics. A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcripts (unofficial), and letters from three references. The letter of application should explain why the teaching and research environment at Wake Forest is a good fit for the candidate. Additional application materials (including letters of recommendation) may be requested of finalists. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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