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Requisition # 73755

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Friday, December 13th, 2019
Advertising Started on:Thursday, September 5th, 2019
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Physics & Astronomy



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Physics and Astronomy (http://www.physics.uiowa.edu) at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 19, 2020. The position is for a condensed matter experimentalist. An interest in optical spectroscopy, and in use of our materials facilities is desired, including the Materials Analysis, Testing, and Fabrication (MATFab) Facility  (https://iowacreates.research.uiowa.edu/matfab-facility), and the Molecular Beam Epitaxy Facility (https://physics.uiowa.edu/mbe-lab); however, the search committee encourages all condensed matter / optical / materials experimentalists to apply. Candidates may also be interested in the interdisciplinary Center for Research, Exploration, and Advanced Technology in Engineering and Sciences (Iowa-CREATES, https://iowacreates.research.uiowa.edu/). Candidates will be expected to carry out a vigorous research program and teach at all levels. Applications must include cover letter, CV, list of publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references.  For the fullest consideration, application materials should arrive by December 13, 2019, but consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Education Requirement:

A Ph.D. in Physics, Optics, or related field is required by August 19, 2020.  

Required Qualifications:

Required qualification include a strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring students, potential to develop an internationally recognized research program, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to working towards a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Postdoctoral experience

  • An interest in optical spectroscopy, and in use of our materials facilities

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
Cover Letter
List of Publications
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Interests
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Alaina R Hanson - alaina-hanson@uiowa.edu
Clas-Clas Administration
Schaeffer Hall
20 East Washington Street
210 SH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-3015
Department URL: https://physics.uiowa.edu/

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