Georgetown University, Physics

Position ID:Georgetown-Physics-CMT [#14254]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Theory
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Condensed Matter Theory, materials theory;
Appl Deadline:2019/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/01, finished 2020/05/17)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Theory
Department of Physics,  Georgetown University

The Department of Physics at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in theoretical/computational condensed matter physics at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

We seek candidates who have potential for synergy with ongoing research efforts in the department. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, hard condensed matter and quantum materials. The university’s location in Washington, DC provides opportunities for building additional collaborative ties with researchers in nearby government laboratories, universities, and other research institutions. 

Faculty responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, participation in university service and professional activities, and development of an externally funded research program that provides opportunities for training and mentorship of students.

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physics or a closely related field is required. The ideal candidate will have an outstanding research record and potential to leverage synergies within the department and with other academic units on campus, and a commitment to excellence, inclusivity, and innovation in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Physics strives to create an inclusive environment for learning and research, and it welcomes applicants who will contribute to this goal.

This is a 2-part application process. For your application to be considered complete, both of the following steps must be completed by November 15, 2019.

1. Create an applicant profile on the Georgetown Academic Career Opportunities portal by following the directions for step 1 at the following site: Georgetown physics position

2. Submit the required application materials through Academic Jobs Online  

  • Cover letter that describes your interest in this position at Georgetown
  • CV with publication list, separating refereed from other publications
  • Research statement summarizing major accomplishments, current work, and future directions leading to a funded research program (up to 5 pages)
  • Statement describing teaching and mentoring experience and interests (up to 2 pages)
  • Statement addressing contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship/research, teaching/mentoring, or service/engagement (up to 1 page)
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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Further Info:
Department of Physics
506 Reiss Science Building
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057

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