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Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor in Experimental Quantum Condensed Matter Physics

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Position Information

Position Title Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor in Experimental Quantum Condensed Matter Physics
Position Type Science/ Technology/ Mathematics
Position Description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applications from outstanding candidates for an appointment as Assistant Professor in experimental quantum condensed matter physics. Appointment at higher rank can be considered in truly exceptional cases. The successful candidate will develop an innovative research program on quantum phenomena in modern materials that attracts the participation of graduate and undergraduate students and creates collaborative links with other Penn scientists and engineers. We anticipate the candidate’s program will contribute actively to the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter and the newly established Singh Center for Nanotechnology. Applicants must apply online at Required application materials include: curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a research statement and a teaching statement. Applicants should also submit the names and contact information for three individuals from whom we will request letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin no later than November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Position Posting Date 09/02/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Number 1264
Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Research Statement/Research Proposals
Optional Documents