University of Florida, Department of Physics

Position ID:University of Florida-Department of Physics-PD [#15572]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States [map]
Subject Area: Condensed Matter Physics / Quantum Information
Appl Deadline:2020/02/06help popup (posted 2019/11/22, listed until 2020/05/22)
Position Description:    

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A postdoctoral position in condensed matter experimental physics is immediately available in the Center for Molecular Magnetic Quantum Materials (M2QM) at the University of Florida. The successful candidate will work with Professor Arthur Hebard as part of a collaborative effort in the pursuit of Center goals.

The scope of work includes fabrication and characterization of thin films and thin film heterostructures incorporating chemically fragile magnetic molecules into the interface regions of heterogeneous junctions comprising semiconductors and/or two-dimensional layered materials. Experience with clean room and glove box protocols, exfoliation techniques and thin film growth together with characterization and low temperature measurements is desired.

This postdoctoral position supports two years of funding, with the possibility of extension to a third year upon mutual agreement.The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae with complete publication list, (3) a research statement, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 6, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. institution logo

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Contact: Arthur Hebard, 352-392-8842, 352-392-3591 (fax)
Email: email
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University of Florida
Department of Physics
2001 Museum Road
Gainesville, FL 32611-8440

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