The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University seeks to make a new full-time faculty appointment in theoretical condensed matter physics at the tenure-track assistant professor rank with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2017. The department is seeking a candidate with an excellent record of research and a commitment to teaching physics at both undergraduate and graduate levels who will develop an internationally recognized research program that complements current research programs in condensed matter physics within the department.
Candidates conducting cutting edge theoretical research in condensed matter physics, including computational approaches for solving forefront problems in condensed matter physics, are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2016, but applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, list of publications, their statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, as well as arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided to the department to support the application.
AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Northwestern University currently has 35 graduate faculty (including joint appointments) and 8 faculty at other ranks (lecturers and research faculty). The graduate program generally has approximately 90 graduate students and 35 post-doctoral research fellows associated with it at any given time.