Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Nuclear Science & Engineering



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Job description

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University’s (OSU) School of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) is seeking to fill one full-time (1.00 FTE), tenure-track, 9-month assistant/associate/full professor position to begin September 16, 2021.

Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and developing a sustainable, externally-funded and nationally recognized research program in a technical subdiscipline of nuclear science and engineering. A PhD in nuclear engineering, radiation health physics, or a closely related field is required. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral or industry experience in Nuclear Science and Engineering or closely related field as well as a demonstrated ability to develop a research program that expands on existing activities at OSU, especially related to one or more of OSU’s three signature research areas (Advancing the Science of Sustainable Earth Ecosystems; Improving Human Health and Wellness; and Promoting Economic Growth and Social Progress). Other duties and required qualifications are listed in the position description.

In our growing nuclear science and engineering educational program, significant opportunities exist for collaboration with other OSU institutes and research clusters including the OSU Radiation Center, the OSU Materials Science program, the OSU School of Public Policy, as well as with national laboratories, nuclear energy startup companies, and high tech industries in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon State is a founding member of the National University Consortium, part of the Battelle Energy Alliance, the contractor that manages Idaho National Laboratory – the nation’s nuclear energy laboratory.

The School of Nuclear Science & Engineering as a unit of the College of Engineering has committed to being a national model of inclusivity and collaboration. We strive to develop a community of faculty, students, and staff that is inclusive, collaborative, diverse, and centered on student success. We seek applicants who will broaden our capacity to advance student success and close gaps across demographic groups.

How to apply

To review the posting and apply, go to, posting #96990. The position is open until filled. To be assured full consideration, applications should be received by February 24, 2021.

Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon’s natural wonders.