Research Assistant Professor - Experimental Materials Physics - (FAC001587)

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks to fill a Research Assistant Professor position in experimental materials physics. Candidates with expertise in materials synthesis and characterization, especially in superconductivity, magnetism, and transport measurements, and in high-pressure techniques for both resistivity and magnetic studies using diamond anvil cells are encouraged to apply.

The candidate is expected to work with the Principal Investigator of the High Pressure and Low
Temperature (HPLT) Research Lab on proposal writing to seek federal funding on the above and related subjects. The candidate must work with the team to publish peer-reviewed journal articles and help manage and run the HPLT lab on a daily basis. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to, and potential for excellence in, mentoring graduate students in research. Effective communication skills are required.

Applications should include:

  1. a detailed cover letter describing the applicant's background and qualifications for the position;

  2. a statement of philosophy, interest, and experience in teaching;

  3. a detailed statement of proposed research, including plans for involving students and for seeking external support;

  4. a full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications; and

  5. the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references.



Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase the number and success of women faculty in the STEM fields.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. degree in Physics or a related materials science field with 3 years of experience.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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