Assistant Level Faculty Position - Experimental Condensed Matter Physics - Department of Physics

Santa Barbara, California
October 09 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 . The Department is looking for exceptional individuals with particular emphasis in the area of experimental condensed matter physics.

Condensed matter physicists in the Department benefit from cross-disciplinary collaborations and facilities shared with colleagues in the Departments of Materials and Electrical and Computer Engineering, further enhanced by the California NanoSystems Institute, the Materials Research Laboratory, the Institute for Terahertz Science and Technology, and the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. Further information may be found at the department's website:

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, participation in university service and professional activities, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality. Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application. PhD in Physics or a related field required by appointment start date. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and potential for outstanding teaching are desired. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
Cover letter 
Curriculum vitae
Statement of research
Statement of teaching
Applicants will need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website. 
A statement of contributions to outreach and diversity is also welcome, but not required.

Applications received by November 15, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.