Assistant Professor in Advanced/Quantum Materials

University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Closing date
Feb 4, 2023

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Classification Title Assistant Professor FLSA Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics or a related discipline.

Position Summary

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental quantum/advanced materials and devices with an anticipated start date of August 2023.

The new hire will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, to contribute effectively to high-quality mentoring and teaching, and to foster an environment of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). The Department has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

Additional Requirements Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Candidates are expected to have have at least one year of postdoctoral experience.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the fabrication, characterization, and/or application of quantum materials and devices, novel high-performance materials, biomaterials, and functional devices/materials for energy/environmental applications. However, outstanding candidates in all fields of materials physics/device physics/nanoscience will be considered.

Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Assistant Professor in the area of experimental advanced materials/condensed matter

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Required Documents

* Cover Letter
* Resume/CV
* Research Portfolio/Philosophy
* Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
* Other Documents #1

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The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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