Job Posting: Assistant Professor
The Department of Physics at Drexel University invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental Condensed Matter Physics. The appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant Professor level starting on September 1, 2012, however the position will remain open until filled.
Drexel University is a research institution ranked in the top 100 among PhD granting universities according to US News & World Report. Drexel is located in a cosmopolitan urban environment and has solid user facilities for experimental condensed matter research.
We are interested in candidates in the area of experimental condensed matter physics, including mesoscopic and nanoscale physics, low temperature physics, strongly correlated electron systems, low dimensional quantum systems, as well as interdisciplinary nanoscience We are looking for individuals to establish a vigorous externally funded research program in condensed matter physics, which will complement the existing condensed matter research at the Physics Department and interact with the applied research thrusts at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. In addition to developing a strong externally funded research program, the successful candidate will be expected to further our educational mission by developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses as well as mentoring graduate students. A Ph.D. in physics or equivalent and a postdoctoral experience is required. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.
Applications should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and statements of past and proposed research (not to exceed 3 pages) and teaching interests (not to exceed 2 pages). The application material should be prepared as a single Adobe pdf file. All applicants must apply online at DrexelJobs.com.
Priority will be given to applications received by February 1, 2012
Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
CM-Search Committee Chair
Department of Physics, Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11%) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.
Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of this investigation.
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Department of Physics is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community