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Assistant Professor, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Wayne State University, Physics and Astronomy Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Reference Code: Posting # 043879
Job Location: Detroit , MI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Physics & Astronomy
Application Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Date Posted: 2018-09-25
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Wayne State University

This is a full-time faculty appointment. Candidates will be expected to teach physics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A normal teaching load is two courses for the Fall and two courses for Winter. Research in the areas of magnetism and magneto transport Phenomena, making use of the existing department core facilities; these include PPMS and MPMS instruments.

Candidates will also serve on department, college, university committees and participate in departmental activities. Obtain external funding to support the research program and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates will also supervise graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research associates.

Job Requirements

A Ph.D. in Physics or equivalent is required and postdoctoral experience is important.

Research in the area of condensed matter physics/materials science, complementing existing research areas in condensed matter and biological physics within the department.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Our department,, consists of 28 faculty members with active research programs in condensed matter and materials physics, nuclear high energy physics (STAR, ALICE and theory), particle physics (CMS, Belle and theory), astrophysics/cosmology, biomedical physics.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a statement of research interests, and teaching philosophy electronically to Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (signed on a letterhead) emailed to:

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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