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William & Mary, Arts & Sciences: Tenure-track (Natural, Physical, & Computational Sciences)

Employer
Arts & Sciences
Location
Williamsburg, Virginia
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Sciences & Technology, Geology & Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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WILLIAM & MARY, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia located in Williamsburg, Virginia, has the following tenure- track positions that will begin August 10, 2023.

Located in the center of historic Williamsburg, Virginia and known as a public Ivy, William & Mary is consistently ranked in the elite group of the Best National Universities-Doctoral by U.S. News and World Report. Williamsburg is centrally located 150 miles south of Washington, DC, midway between Richmond and Virginia Beach. Here, three places made famous in early American history — Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown — are linked by the 23-mile long Colonial National Historical Parkway.

William & Mary values diversity and invites applicants from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

The Arts & Sciences diversity statement is found here: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - William & Mary. William & Mary is committed to offering a safe, in-person educational experience. For more information about Arts & Sciences, visit: http://www.wm.edu/as/.

For specific details on the selection criteria, requirements, and application procedures for each position, please apply directly to the university’s website https://jobs.wm.edu.

Tenure-Track Positions:

For all tenure-track positions, a terminal degree in the respective field is required at the time appointment begins. Duties for tenure eligible positions include research and teaching in the respective field, as well as service to the university. Our scholar-teacher model values faculty research, classroom, instruction, and student-faculty interaction, within a strong liberal arts tradition comprising several dozen academic disciplines.

At minimum, applicants for tenure-track positions will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter, a statement on teaching and research interests, and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

CHEMISTRY. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Analytical Chemistry. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred. Evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar. Postdoctoral research experience is highly desirable.)

The Department of Chemistry at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Analytical Chemistry. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in Analytical Chemistry or related fields. Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant, externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. There is also the opportunity to work with Master’s students. Teaching expectation is 1 lecture and 1 laboratory course each semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in Analytical Chemistry and other lecture and seminar-style courses, and to contribute to the general education (COLL) curriculum.

COMPUTER SCIENCE. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Open, to include cybersecurity, machine learning/artificial intelligence, software engineering, and the broader area of data science. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field at the time of appointment (August 10, 2023) and must have a strong research record and a commitment to quality teaching.)

The Department of Computer Science at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 10, 2023. We are interested in exceptional applicants from all areas of computer science. We are particularly interested in the areas of cybersecurity, machine learning/artificial intelligence, software engineering, and the broader area of data science to foster collaborations with the newly developing department of Data Science at William & Mary. Opportunities for collaboration exist also with nearby NASA Langley and DOE's Jefferson Lab in a variety of research areas such as high-performance computing, scientific computing, scientific machine learning, robotics, software engineering, and cybersecurity. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a high-quality research program, publish research results in top venues, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and attract external funding to support their research activities.

DATA SCIENCE. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Data visualization, data analytics (incl. artificial intelligence and machine learning, network analysis, natural language processing), data policy and ethics, data engineering (esp. high velocity data acquisition), and large scale simulations and modeling in support of diverse applications. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Data Science, Information Science, Computer Science, or a related field by the time of appointment (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral research experience is desirable, and previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate and graduate research is a plus.)

The Data Science unit at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Data Science. Appointments will begin August 10, 2023. We are primarily interested in individuals with expertise in data visualization, data analytics (incl. artificial intelligence and machine learning, network analysis, natural language processing), data policy and ethics, data engineering (esp. high velocity data acquisition), and large scale simulations and modeling in support of diverse applications. Exceptional applicants from other areas of Data Science may also be considered. Successful applicants are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated graduate and undergraduate student body, and to take advantage of the collaboration opportunities that W&M is offering. Teaching expectation is one course per semester. Successful applicants should have a broad knowledge of data analytics, with a strong interest in teaching to multidisciplinary, liberal arts audiences, including students in disciplines both inside and outside of traditional STEM areas. They are expected to contribute to a Data Science unit that builds on the diverse expertise of William & Mary to establish a nationwide leading program.

GEOLOGY. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Physical Geomorphology with preference given to those who apply field and/or remote sensing techniques to solve geologic problems. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Geology or a related discipline at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred.)

The Department of Geology at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Physical Geomorphology with preference given to those who apply field and/or remote sensing techniques to solve geologic problems. Additional areas of specialty may include remote sensing, GIS, shallow geophysics, basin analysis, stratigraphy, and planetary geology. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that incorporates mentorship of undergraduate research students. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach Earth Surface Processes and other geology major courses as well as to contribute courses in geology at the introductory through advanced undergraduate level and advise research students in their subdiscipline. The Department of Geology has eight full-time faculty and graduates ~30 undergraduate majors per year all of whom complete a senior research project. The Department of Geology works closely with the College’s interdisciplinary Environment & Sustainability program as well as the Center for Geospatial Analysis.

KINESIOLOGY. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Public/Global Health. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an area of Public Health or Global Health or a related field with a research focus at population level, at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred. Evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar. Postdoctoral research experience is desirable. Applicants whose expertise and research complement the department’s current faculty and teaching are desirable. For example, those who are interested in the impact of social and environmental issues on Public Health.)

The Department of Kinesiology at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Public or Global Health. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in all areas of Public and Global Health, including candidates specializing in areas currently taught at the institution such as Epidemiology, Health Policy, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Global Health, and Environmental Health. Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in a range of introductory courses in Public and Global Health and other lecture and seminar-style courses, as well as in their area of specialty.

KINESIOLOGY. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Human Nutrition. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an area of nutrition or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred. Evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar. Postdoctoral research experience is desirable. Applicants whose expertise and research complement the department’s current faculty and teaching are desirable. For example, human biochemical or molecular nutrition, clinical or behavioral nutrition, or population approaches such as nutritional epidemiology.)

The Department of Kinesiology at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Human Nutrition. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in in all areas of individual, community, and population nutrition. Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in human nutrition and other lecture and seminar-style courses, as well as in their area of specialty.

MATHEMATICS. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Statistics/Biostatistics. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or closely related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred. Evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar.)

The Department of Mathematics at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Statistics. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023. We are interested in individuals broadly in all areas of Statistics. Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in Statistics and other lecture and seminar-style courses, and to contribute to the overall betterment of the Department.

PHYSICS. Assistant Professor. (Specialization: Plasma Physics. Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. with experience in plasma physics or a closely related field at the time the appointment begins (August 10, 2023). Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of scholarly achievement and potential as a mentor and teacher for undergraduate and graduate students.) 

The Department of Physics at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in plasma physics. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023. Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate and graduate student body, which includes advising Ph.D. students as well as mentoring undergraduate capstone projects. The department currently has two faculty members active in plasma physics, covering theoretical, computational and experimental plasma physics, and is looking for applicants whose research would align with the broader US plasma/fusion community vision. Teaching expectation is the traditional load for a research university. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in plasma physics and other lecture and seminar-style courses, and to contribute to the physics curriculum in general. William & Mary and the Department of Physics value diversity (bit.ly/physicsvalues) and look forward to submissions from applicants who actively want to continue to support a culture of belonging and provide an environment that embraces inclusion and diversity.

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