Physics: Atomic and Molecular, Physics: Biophysics, Physics: Condensed Matter
4 Year Degree
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University (a Carnegie RI Research University) invites applications for several PhD positions starting in Aug. 2021. The department has strong research interests in Astronomy, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Biophysics, Condensed matter physics and Space and Atmospheric Physics.
Applicants will hold a bachelor's degree in physics or a related discipline and should submit an application at online by Jan. 1st. Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the department will not require the GRE subject test nor the general GRE exam. All admitted candidates will receive a competitive salary and benefits in accordance with the policies of Clemson University.
Applicant evaluations will begin in early January 2021 and accepted candidates will be notified in late February.
About Clemson University
Clemson University is a public, land-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina. Founded in 1889, Clemson is the second-largest university in student population in South Carolina. For the fall 2019 semester, the university enrolled a total of 20,195 undergraduate students and 5,627 graduate students, and the student/faculty ratio was 18:1. Clemson's 1,400-acre campus is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and sits next to Lake Hartwell. The university manages the nearby 17,500-acre Clemson Experimental Forest that is used for research, education, and recreation.
Clemson University is classified among Carnegie's "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity."
Clemson University consists of seven colleges: Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Business; Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences; Education; Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences; and Science. U.S. News & World Report ranks Clemson University tied at 29th for 2021 among all national public U.S. universities.
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