The Department of Physics at the University of North Texas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank with competitive startup, salary, and benefit packages, with a research focus in Condensed Matter Theory and Materials Modeling. Candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded research program. Instructional roles include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, as well as mentoring graduate students. Preference will be given to applicants whose expertise complements and integrates with ongoing departmental programs in condensed matter and materials theory, experiment, and simulation. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field, and demonstrate a commitment to teaching.
The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and is committed to carrying out state-of-the-art research across a number of areas of physics such as materials physics, photonics, computational physics, high energy physics, atonic and nuclear physics, plasma physics, theoretical and quantum physics, and astrophysics. With approximately 20 research active faculty members, over 70 graduate students are mentored in research. More details about the department can be found at www.physics.unt.edu
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Review of applications will begin on December 14, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: F284P
About University of North Texas
As one of the nation's largest universities, we offer 106 bachelor's, 88 master's and 36 doctoral degree programs. By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening our collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.
A metropolitan area offers a wealth of job opportunities, plus entertainment, culture, shopping and professional sports. A college town offers a peaceful haven for study and research. UNT has the advantages of both. The university is located in Denton, a town of about 136,000 people only 36 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth, the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.
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