Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics


Tenure-Track Faculty Position, 
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, 
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Wayne State University invites applications for a full time faculty appointment in theoretical/computational condensed matter physics at the tenure-track assistant professor rank with an anticipated start date of August 15, 2017. More senior appointments may be considered for exceptional applicants. We are seeking an individual with an outstanding record of research and excellent promise who will develop an internationally recognized research program that complements existing research areas in condensed matter physics within the department and a strong commitment to teaching. More information about the department can be found at http://physics.clas.wayne.edu/ .

The successful candidate is expected to become an effective teacher at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to establish a highly competitive externally funded research program in theoretical/computational condensed matter physics and materials science. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in physics or a related field. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017, but applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy electronically through the WSU online hiring system for posting # 042373 using the following link https:/jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=202804.

Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent directly to the following email address: CMTReferences@physics.wayne.edu. Please note that all the letters have to be on letterhead and signed by the referee. 

Tenure-track and tenure appointments are expected to engage in all aspects of our academic mission including research, education and service. Wayne State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse faculty and educating a diverse student population. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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