University of Houston, University of Houston, Physics Department

Position ID:University of Houston-University of Houston, Physics Department-FAC1 [#23399, FAC002582]
Position Title: Condensed Matter/Materials Theory Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77204-5005, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: experimental particle physics or experimental astrophysics
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/10/21)
Position Description:    

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FACULTY POSITION Condensed Matter/Materials Theory Department of Physics University of Houston

The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant professorship with a theorist specializing in condensed matter/materials physics, pending the approval by the University of Houston Board of Regents. Exceptional candidates from all areas of condensed matter theory are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a strong record of scholarship and be able to establish and sustain a robust, externally funded research program. Preference will be given to those with postdoctoral experience. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to and potential for excellence in teaching a wide range of physics courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as in mentoring students in research. Effective communication skills are required.

Applications should include: (1) a detailed cover letter describing the applicant’s background and qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of philosophy, interest, and experience in teaching (3) a detailed statement of proposed research, including plans for involving students and for seeking external support, (4) a full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. The applicants must apply to requisition #FAC002582 at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through Dec. 1, 2022, or until the position is filled. For any questions, please contact Dr. Pavan Hosur (

The University of Houston is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase the number and success of women faculty in the STEM fields. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
University of Houston
Department of Physics
3507 Cullen Boulevard
617 Science & Research Building 1
Houston, Texas 77204-5005