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Richard N. Claytor Distinguished Professor - Optics/Photonics

University of Texas at Arlington
Texas, US
Ranked: Tenured
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7 Jul 2024

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University of Texas at Arlington

Richard N. Claytor Distinguished Professor - Optics/Photonics

Job Summary

The Physics Department in the College of Science, at the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for a Distinguished Professor, Tenure.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in Physics, Optics or equivalent or a closely related field.

The individual must have a track record of high-level research accomplishments, extramural funding, professional leadership, and excellence in teaching and mentoring of students. Candidates are required to have strong funding record such as more than one PI grant.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with distinguished scholarly work in experimental quantum optics, nonlinear optics, optical materials, photonics, bio photonics, optical sensing, optical imaging, or laser physics.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

The successful candidate must meet all expectations of a tenure-track faculty candidate: establish an independent and externally funded research program in optics, photonics, or related physics, provide research and mentoring opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students, and teach physics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

To apply applicants should go to and submit the following materials:

Required Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Cover Letter;
  • Unofficial Transcripts;
  • Contact information for 3 references;
  • Statement of Research Interest;
  • Statement of Teaching;
  • Research Funding History (other documents).


UTA offers a vibrant experience where students can connect with each other and their campus. They live, learn, and explore together in an inclusive community designed to inspire.

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