Open Rank Professor - Theoretical/Computational Condensed Matter Physics

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Clemson University: College of Science: Physics & Astronomy
Open Rank Professor - Theoretical/Computational Condensed Matter Physics

Location: Clemson, SC

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University (a Carnegie R1 Research University) seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position in theoretical/computational condensed matter physics at the Assistant Professor or higher level to begin on August 15, 2020. The position is one of our two condensed matter physics hires this year. The successful candidate will have access to the Palmetto Cluster, Clemson University's high-performance computing (HPC) resource (

The Department of Physics and Astronomy has research programs in condensed matter physics, atomic and molecular physics, atmospheric physics, biophysics, and astronomy; additional information can be found at The department boasts a collegial, collaborative environment with a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusivity among its faculty, staff, and student body. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women, underrepresented minorities, and from those who have experience mentoring students from diverse backgrounds, as well as those who have demonstrated a commitment to understanding the challenges in promoting diversity and inclusion in physics. Additional information on Clemson University's diversity and inclusion initiatives can be found at


The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program and teach physics at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Physics, Materials Science, or a closely related field.


Interested candidates should submit their application through and include a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

For full consideration, submit applications by October 30, 2019. The department will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. For information about this search, please contact [email protected]

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.





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Posted: 9/9/2019
Application Due: 11/8/2019
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