The Department of Physics of the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in experimental physics, with particular interest in the broad area of soft matter physics. The successful candidate be expected to establish a vigorous research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and participate in service responsibilities. Applicants should have a PhD in physics or related areas and should submit curriculum vitae, publication record including citation information, research and teaching plans (each not to exceed 3 pages in length), and the names of three references. Candidates should apply electronically at jobs.colorado.edu, job number #764845. Applications received by December 2, 2019 will receive full consideration but applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The position is anticipated to start in the Fall 2020 semester.
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Department of Physics - The Department includes 54 tenured and tenure-track faculty performing cutting-edge research. Its graduate physics program draws ~ 800 applications per year is ranked by the National Research Council to be among the top 5 of those of U.S. public universities and among the top 15 overall. The Department appears as high as 13th worldwide in international rankings of university Physics Departments. The Department is strongly affiliated with Institutes of the University of Colorado (Biofrontiers, RASEI, JILA, and CIRES), with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. and with the nearby National Laboratories (NIST, NREL, and NCAR), offering world-class facilities and broad opportunities for research collaboration.
The successful candidate be expected to establish a vigorous research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and participate in service responsibilities.
What We Require
A PhD in physics or a related area.
What You Should Know
The position is anticipated to start in the Fall 2020 semester.
Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2019. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 21636
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