Department of Physics and Astronomy, Washington State University

Position ID:Washington State University-Department of Physics and Astronomy-PROF [#12164]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Theoretical Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Pullman, Washington 99164, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Atomic Physics, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Atomic/Molecular Physics, Biological Physics, Biophysics, Coherent Phenomena, Computational physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Condensed Matter Physics; Condensed Matter Theory; Computational Physics; X-ray Spectroscopy; Electronic Structure; Ultrafast Dynamics, Condensed Matter Theory, Fluid Physics, Hard Condensed Matter Theory, Materials Science, materials theory;, materials-related physics, Mathematical Physics, Networks, Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Nonlinear Integral Systems, Classical and Quantum, Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Theory (nucl-th), Optical Physics, optics, Optics and Photonics, Physics, Physics - Mathematical Physics, Plasma Physics, Quantum Computing, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Hydrodynamics, Quantum Information Science, Quantum Sensors, single- and multicomponent quantum hydrodynamics, Soft Condensed Matter Theory, Soft Matter, spin-orbit coupling, Statistical Mechanics, Statistical physics, Superconductivity, theoretical atomic, theoretical condensed matter physics, Theoretical Physics, ultracold quantum gases, Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics, Ultrafast Physical Chemistry, Ultrafast Science, X-ray Science
Appl Deadline:2018/12/15 (posted 2018/09/27)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Washington State University, Pullman, WA invites applications for a permanent, full-time tenure-track, faculty position in theoretical physics at the assistant or associate professor level beginning August 16, 2019 with particular emphasis on fields intersecting with quantum science and technologies, broadly defined. Exceptional candidates will be considered in all areas of theoretical physics, but preference will be given to those able to help advance the university's vision of developing a world class institute for quantum technologies. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program, interact with other departmental faculty, and to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional information about the Department can be found at

Candidates must have a PhD in physics/astronomy or a closely related field. Further information about the required and preferred qualifications, and the application process may be seen at

Applicants should apply online at Review of applications begins December 15, 2018. Complete applications received by this date are guaranteed full consideration, but review of applicants will continue until position is filled. Inquiries can be sent to or 509-335-9532. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.

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Contact: Robin Stratton, 509-335-9532, 509-335-7816 (fax)
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Washington State University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
PO Box 642814
Pullman, WA 99164-2814
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