Department Chair - Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
The department has 28 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 13
research scientists, 113 undergraduate students and 138 graduate students, with active research
programs in fission systems and radiation transport, plasmas and fusion, nuclear engineering
materials, applied neutron measurements, radiation measurements and imaging, radiological
health engineering and medical physics. Further information can be found at the department
The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar with an earned doctorate in a research
field related to nuclear engineering and radiological sciences and will have an exemplary record
of achievement in research, teaching and service at a level commensurate with appointment as a
tenured full professor. The candidate must possess visionary leadership abilities, a broad
appreciation for the diverse perspectives within the department and a strong interest in promoting
sponsored research programs and mentoring faculty. The candidate will lead and support the
faculty to ensure that learning of the highest quality flourishes at all levels, from undergraduate
education to graduate and post-doctoral research. The candidate will work with a diverse group
of faculty, staff, students and administrators to achieve common goals and to maintain rapport
with alumni and industry representatives.
Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, two-page vision
statement for the department and list of names and contact information for at least five
references. The deadline for ensuring full consideration of an application is November 15, 2017,
but the position will remain open and applications may still be considered until the appointment
is made. The search will be conducted in confidence until finalists are invited for campus visits
at which time professional references will be contacted.
If you have any questions regarding the search, or would like to nominate someone, please
contact Professor Zhong He, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.