Open Rank in Physics

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Working Title: Open Rank in Physics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Physics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-07-2016

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Physics Department invites applicants for a faculty position in condensed-matter theory, broadly defined. The search is open rank at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor level. Appointment rank will be determined on the basis of qualifications in alignment with the school's promotion and tenure policy. We welcome applications from theorists with a strong and independent research record in traditional condensed-matter physics and/or areas with overlap with atomic physics, quantum information, field theory and mathematics.

Candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a leading research program as well as teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in physics or related field at the time of application. The anticipated appointment start date is July 25, 2017.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through [email protected] (, search on posting number 0619293 and electronically attach the following: a curriculum vitae , contact information for at least three references, and a cover letter describing the proposed research agenda. Please have the references email letters directly to [email protected]

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process in [email protected] should be directed to:

Tammie Shifflett
[email protected]

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

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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