Pennsylvania State University, Physics Department

Position ID:PennState-Physics-ASSTPROF [#14603]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Location:University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Experimental Condensed Matter, Biological Physics, HEP-Theory (hep-th), HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Condensed Matter Theory, Atomic/Molecular Physics, Gravitational Physics, Particle Astrophysics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/09/16, updated 2019/09/12, listed until 2020/03/12)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park campus) anticipates making two or more faculty appointments in condensed matter physics, AMO physics or biological physics, to start in Fall 2020. Candidates in any of the department’s other current areas of research, including astro-particle physics, cosmology and gravitation, and particle physics will also be considered. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and an outstanding research record. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications require a letter of application, a CV, and a brief description of research plans. Candidates should arrange for four letters of recommendation to be submitted here. In addition to this Academic Jobs Online application, Penn State requires all applicants to register and complete the application form at the Penn State employment website Application materials do not need to be uploaded to the Penn State site. Applications completed by November 15, 2019 will be assured of full consideration. Later applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Physics
104 Davey Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802

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