Faculty Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
October 1, 2018
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Physics: Condensed Matter
The Physics Department at Auburn University is seeking a highly qualified individual for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of experimental condensed matter physics. Applicants should have particular expertise in physical characterization of emergent materials and interfaces using state-of-the-art techniques such as spectroscopy, microscopy and scattering. Competitive start-up packages are available for the development of new laboratory capabilities. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Physics or a closely related field at the time of hire. Post-doctoral research experience is highly desirable. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) demonstrate strong leadership potential in the area of condensed matter physics, (2) establish a vibrant externally funded research program in materials characterization in collaboration with programs at Auburn University and other institutions, (3) provide direction to undergraduate/graduate students and post-doctoral researchers , and (4) conduct excellent instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level in the Physics curriculum. Applications need to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, and contact information for three professional references. Applicants should articulate a vision for a research program that produces high impact research by expanding on existing strengths within the Department and University, and/or through external collaborations and/or user facilities. More information about the department can be found at: http://www.physics.auburn.edu
The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2019.
Candidates selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer
About Auburn University
Auburn, a world class Physics Department is a priority. The study of physics prepares students for a broad spectrum of exciting careers because it is essential in the growing complexity of our our highly technological world.
Though the Auburn campus is large, the Physics Department maintains a surprisingly high ratio of faculty members to our physics majors and graduate students. This means that each student receives the sort of individual attention that is usually only available at much smaller schools.
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