Assistant Professor - Medical Physics

Rochester, Michigan (US)
Salary to be discussed
September 01 2020
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Physics at Oakland University is seeking an Assistant Professor for a tenure-track position in Medical Physics, starting August 15, 2021. A Ph.D. in physics is required, as well as research experience in medical or biological physics, or in soft matter applied to living systems. Priority will be given to candidates who are doing experimental research (ideally, with existing external funding); however, applications from candidates doing theoretical and computational work are welcome too. Candidates must demonstrate experience with and/or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The department offers a B.S. and M.S. in Physics, a Ph.D. in Medical Physics, and a Ph.D. in Applied and Computational Physics. Our well-established program in Medical Physics is active in OU's Center for Biomedical Research and has close ties with local hospitals. For further information about the department, see

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a description of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, unofficial transcripts, and a diversity statement to External reference letters should be submitted via the same job link. For inquiries, email Dr. Yang Xia, Chair, Medical Physics Search Committee, Department of Physics, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, at To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by December 15, 2020.

Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.