Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Experimental Physics

Gainesville FL
Sep 18, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Experimental Physics

Job Description:

As part of a major faculty hiring initiative, the Department of Physics at the University of Florida (UF) seeks a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Experimental (CME) Physics to begin on August 16, 2018. Highly qualified candidates from all areas of CME physics, including materials physics, device physics, non-linear phenomena, interdisciplinary nanoscience and technology, and low-temperature physics, are encouraged to apply.

Presently, the CME group has a broad range of research activities that span the discipline, with the work complemented by a strong condensed matter theory group. Available resources include machine, electronics, and cryogenic liquid shops. Modern laboratory space and competitive start-up funds will be provided. Facilities for micro/nano-fabrication and characterization are available at the nearby Research Service Centers in the UF Nanoscale Institute. Strong research opportunities exist with the affiliated, on-campus National High Magnetic Field Laboratory High B/T Facility, as do collaborative opportunities with faculty in the other UF departments.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent), and postdoctoral research experience is expected. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, while establishing a well-recognized research program, is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted online at and must include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with publication list, a statement of research and proposed activities, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three to five references. Reference providers will only be notified of the upload link once the application is completed, so early completion and submission is highly recommended.

Complete applications received by November 15, 2017 will receive priority, but submissions will be accepted until December 10, 2017. For more information, please contact Prof. Andrew Rinzler (

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No



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