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Assistant Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

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Position Title Assistant Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

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Department Physics and Astronomy

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Position Description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in experimental condensed matter physics. The department expects to make an appointment at the assistant professor level. This search seeks an outstanding individual whose research interest is in hard condensed matter systems, who will complement and extend existing experimental and theoretical activities in condensed matter physics on semiconductor and nanoscale structures, strongly correlated systems, topological matter, and related quantum materials (see

Applicants to this search should submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement; (4) teaching statement; and the names, professional affiliations, and email addresses of three references.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will begin October 15, 2017, but all those received by December 1, 2017 will be assured full consideration. The appointment is expected to start in July 2018. Further inquiries should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Emilia Morosan (

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
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A PhD in physics or related field by July 1, 2018 is required.

Education Preferred
Other Required Qualifications
Other Qualifications Preferred
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Requisition Details

Requisition Details

Requisition Number F18012
Open Date 09/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018
Position Status Full-Time: 9 months
Benefits Eligible Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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