Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Condensed Matter/ Materials Experimentalist - (FAC002581)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks to fill a faculty position in experimental condensed matter/materials physics. The rank of the position is open and will be determined by the experience and credentials of the successful candidate. Exceptional candidates from all areas of experimental condensed matter/materials physics are encouraged to apply but those researching materials and devices that make use of subtle and complex facets of quantum mechanics are of particular interest. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program in experimental physics that will be synergistic with our renowned programs in superconductivity and materials physics. Candidates must have a strong record of scholarship and be able to establish and sustain a robust, externally funded research program. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to and potential for excellence in teaching a wide range of physics courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as in mentoring students in research. Effective communication skills are required. Startup funds necessary to build a successful program and a competitive salary commensurate with the candidate’s experience will be provided.

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, and (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 the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. The applicants must apply at .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through Dec. 1, 2022, or until the position is filled.

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 increasing the number and success of women faculty in the STEM fields. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, the university seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. in Physics or related field of study with research experience in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics commensurate with the level of the position.

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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