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Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor

Air Force Institute of Technology
Dayton, Ohio, US
$73,302 - $204,000 per year
Posting live until
5 Jul 2024

Job Details

Applicants are sought for the position of tenure-track Professor of Physics. Interested candidates must have a PhD in physics or in a closely related field. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

•Optics, including laser devices, hyperspectral imagery, adaptive optics, or nonlinear optics

•Photonics and optical materials, including detectors, emitters, fibers and crystals

•Quantum physics, quantum information, or quantum computing

•Physics of solid-state electronics

•Physics of remote sensing, signature analysis, or data exploitation

•Space physics

•High temperature materials physics

The successful applicant will teach and establish funded research in support of our physics program. We offer MS and PhD degrees in physics.


The Air Force Institute of Technology, with its main campus located at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the Department of the Air Force’s leader for advanced, multi-disciplinary academic education, as well as its institution for initial technical and professional continuing education. A component of Air University and Air Education and Training Command, AFIT is committed to providing defense-focused graduate education and related research, and operationally-relevant initial skills training and professional continuing education to sustain the technological supremacy of America's air, space, and cyber forces.  Since 2008, AFIT has been designated as the Air Force’s Cyber Technical Center of Excellence.

AFIT accomplishes this mission through four schools:  the Civil Engineer School, the Graduate School of Engineering and Management, the School of Systems and Logistics, and the School of Strategic Force Studies. Through its Civilian Institution Programs Office, AFIT also manages the educational programs of Airmen enrolled at more than 350 civilian universities, research centers, teaching hospitals, and industrial organizations.  The office also manages the Air Force’s Education with Industry (EWI) program, through which about 40-50 military and civilian Airmen spend a year with companies to learn industry best-practices and bring those practices back to the Air Force.

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