The Department of Physics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in soft-condensed matter experiment, to begin in September 2018. The department has a vibrant, collaborative group of faculty working in many areas of soft condensed matter, with strength in both theoretical and experimental research. We seek candidates with an ambitious research plan, who will complement existing faculty in soft and quantum condensed matter and biophysics and take advantage of campus strengths in soft materials. The candidate must have a PhD in Physics or a related discipline and be able to teach physics at all levels. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. Applications received by December 1, 2017 are assured of full consideration. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research plans and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references to, http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88189.
The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.