University of Kentucky, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Position ID:UK-Physics-CME [#12261]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Experimental Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Condensed Matter Experiment, Condensed Matter Physics, Experimental Condensed Matter, Materials Science
Appl Deadline:2018/12/03 finished (2018/10/04, finished 2019/05/02, listed until 2019/06/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kentucky (UK) in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics to begin Fall 2019. The focus of the search is on candidates engaged in studies of contemporary emergent phenomena in quantum materials, including but not limited to the physics of strongly correlated electrons, low dimensional systems, and topological materials. All candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field. Candidates are expected to have an established research record and a vigorous and sustainable research plan that has the potential to attract external funding.

The Department’s condensed matter group ( www.pa.uky.edu/condmat/ ) has a long history of experimental and theoretical research on novel electronic materials, and the Department houses the University’s Center for Advanced Materials, with shared facilities for the preparation and characterization of thin film and bulk materials. Other shared facilities are located in UK’s Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering and Electron Microscopy Center. Several faculty also take advantage of our proximity to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Lexington is a city in the heart of central Kentucky’s picturesque Bluegrass region with an urban core of over 300,000. It is known for its high standard of living, excellent schools, and beautiful surroundings with outstanding opportunities for outdoor recreation.

To apply for the position, complete the following two steps:

1. Complete an application within the University of Kentucky employment system here: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/203103.

2. Submit your application materials to Academic Jobs Online, including: 1) CV including a list of publications, 2) research plan, 3) statement of teaching experience and interests, and 4) statement on inclusivity: As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. Applicants will also need to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through this site. All application materials must be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline.

Review of applications will begin 3 December 2018. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Joseph Brill, Chair of the Search Committee at jwbrill@uky.edu.

Lexington is a city in the heart of central Kentucky’s picturesque Bluegrass region with an urban core of over 300,000. It is known for its high standard of living, excellent schools, and beautiful surroundings with outstanding opportunities for outdoor recreation.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.


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Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY 40506-0055

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