Assistant Professor of Physics

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Physics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Physics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-09-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Department of Physics in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, broadly defined. The anticipated appointment start date is July 25, 2018. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in physics or a related field by the start date of the appointment.

The successful candidate must have a record of research excellence, and is expected to: establish and maintain a high-quality, externally funded, experimental research program; be effective in classroom teaching and research mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and provide service to the Department, University and professional organizations.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017.
To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (, search on posting number 0621444) and electronically attach the following: a curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three references, and a cover letter which includes a proposed research plan and teaching statement. Candidates should have their references email letters directly to Phys-AMO-Exp-pos@Virginia.EDU.

Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVa should be directed to:

Tammie Shifflett

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The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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