University of Oregon, Physics

Position ID:UO-Physics-INSTRUCTION [#22556, 529434]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/31, finished 2023/03/31)
Position Description:    

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To ensure consideration, apply by October 15, 2022; position open until filled, and later applications may be considered.

Required Application Materials: Please complete an online application, supplying the following materials:

1) Cover letter 2) CV 3) A statement of research plans, maximum 3 pages 4) A statement on teaching, no more than 1 page, describing how you will contribute to teaching excellence and innovation at UO, including your experience with and plans for inclusive and research-informed teaching and mentoring, and for improving student persistence and representation to increase the number of undergraduate majors. 5) A statement on diversity, no more than 1 page, describing your knowledge and track record on equity and inclusion, and plans for contributing to DEI at UO. Here are some general guidelines for teaching and diversity statements. 6) Names and contact information for three professional references, who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. These may be updated after application submission.

Position Announcement The Department of Physics at The University of Oregon invites applications for a faculty position to start in Fall 2023. We are seeking to hire in any area of physics synergistic with existing areas of research in our department. These areas include astrophysics/cosmology, atomic/molecular/optical physics, biological physics, hard and soft condensed matter physics, and particle physics. There are also strong campus-wide initiatives in environmental science, data science, and bioengineering.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. and an outstanding research record. The successful candidate will be expected to build a world-class research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses with distinction, and perform university service and public outreach. Women, members of underrepresented groups, and scientists at early stages in their academic career are strongly encouraged to apply. We foster a welcoming and inclusive climate in our department for our undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff via our active climate and diversity committee and through programs such as North Star and SAIL. We seek a colleague who will join us in these strong efforts.

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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

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