The University of Delaware, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:The University of Delaware-DepartmentofPhysicsa-ASSISTANTPROFESSORTHEORETICALCOMPUTATION [#23212, 499278]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor (Theoretical / Computational Condensed Matter Physics)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Newark, Delaware 19716, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Computational physics, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/10/10, finished 2023/10/14, listed until 2023/04/10)
Position Description:    

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor
(Theoretical / Computational Condensed Matter Physics)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Delaware
Newark, DE  

The Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Delaware seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in theoretical/computational condensed matter physics focused on electronic structure. All areas of modern ab initio and many-body methods applied to realistic materials or molecular systems will be given thorough consideration including: density functional theory (DFT) and time-dependent DFT; many-body perturbation theory and coupled-cluster methods; GW-Bethe-Salpeter equation; dynamical mean-field theory; quantum Monte Carlo; tensor networks, matrix product states and density matrix renormalization group; and methods for nonequilibrium electronic structure. Candidates with experience in developing new algorithms that can efficiently utilize local and remote high performance computing resources are especially invited to apply.  We seek creative and innovative individuals who will engage in high-quality teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, who are eager to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment and aim to become leaders in their fields.  The new faculty member will also play a critical role in the interdisciplinary Quantum Science and Engineering graduate program, as well as in collaborations with spintronics, nanomagnetism and low-dimensional electronic materials experimentalists in Physics and Astronomy, UD Chemistry and several engineering departments interacting through UD MRSEC The successful candidate will benefit from a competitive start-up package. In addition to pursuing an excellent research program, they will be expected to provide effective instruction and advising to a diverse population of graduate and undergraduate students and to demonstrate commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the educational, research, and academic service activities. International candidates are welcome to apply. UD International Student & Scholar Services will aid international scholars.

To Apply:
For full consideration applications should be submitted by October 31, 2022, but applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants should upload (1) a cover letter (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a four-page maximum research proposal, (4) a two-page statement on their teaching experience, interests, and philosophy and (5) a one-page statement on how their teaching, research and/or service can demonstrate a commitment to and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. All these documents and contact information for three references should be submitted to Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy ( Theoretical / Computational Condensed Matter Physics) (  (the reference contacts will receive an automated request to upload the letters). Reference letters must be uploaded before the application can be reviewed. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022.

Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The  UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Equal Employment Opportunity Employment offers will be dependent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans. The University 's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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