Assistant Professor

Austin, TX
Jan 07, 2019
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor

Austin, TX
Open Date:
Oct 11, 2018

The Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The Department has active research programs in a broad range of topics, including theory and experiment in condensed matter; particle and nuclear physics – including fundamental theory and cosmology; gravitational waves; atomic, molecular, optical, and plasma physics – including high-intensity laser physics and fusion studies; complexity and nonlinear systems; and biophysics. Applications are welcome in all of these areas, as well as in quantum information physics where a new research program is being established. We are interested in individuals who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The position offers excellent start-up funds, salary, and laboratory space in a dynamic and highly interactive research environment.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions:

Submissions should include: a cover letter, a description of research accomplishments and current and future research plans (limited to 4 pages), a statement of teaching experience, goals, and philosophy, a Curriculum Vitae, and a list of publications. Candidates are also required to request three letters of recommendation using the Interfolio website, which will email the referees with instructions to directly upload their letters of recommendation. Complete applications received by November 30, 2018 will be assured of full consideration.