Assistant Professor in Theoretical Quantum Condensed Matter Physics
University of Pennsylvania
August 7, 2018
Physics: Condensed Matter
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applications from outstanding candidates for an appointment as Assistant Professor in theoretical quantum condensed matter physics. Appointment at higher rank can be considered in exceptional cases. The successful candidate will develop an innovative research program on quantum phenomena in condensed matter that attracts the participation of students and creates collaborative links with other Penn scientists and engineers. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in physics along with post-doctoral experience and will be expected to teach, to attract external research funding and to contribute actively to the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter.
Applicants must apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1404. Required application materials include: curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a research statement and a teaching statement. Applicants should submit the names and contact information for three individuals from whom we will request recommendation letters. Review of applications will begin no later than November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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