University of Houston, University of Houston, Physics Department

Position ID:University of Houston-University of Houston, Physics Department-FACULTY [#26467]
Position Title: FACULTY POSITION Condensed Matter/Quantum Materials Theory
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77204-5005, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: experimental particle physics or experimental astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/01, listed until 2024/05/01)
Position Description:    

FACULTY POSITION Condensed Matter/Quantum Materials Theory Department of Physics University of Houston

The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks to fill a tenure-track Presidential Frontier Faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank with a theorist specializing in condensed matter/quantum materials physics. Exceptional candidates researching materials and devices that make use of subtle and complex facets of quantum mechanics are of particular interest. Candidates must have a strong record of scholarship and be able to establish and sustain a robust, externally funded research program that will be synergistic with our materials physics programs in Physics and Mechanical Engineering. Preference will be given to those with postdoctoral experience. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to and potential for excellence in teaching a wide range of physics and engineering courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as in mentoring students in research. Effective communication skills are required.

Applications should include: (1) a detailed cover letter describing the applicant’s background and qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of philosophy, interest, and experience in teaching, (3) a detailed statement of proposed research, including plans for involving students and for seeking external support, (4) a full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. The applicants must apply at

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue through Dec. 1, 2023 or until the position is filled. For any questions please contact Dr. Pavan Hosur (

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Department of Physics
3507 Cullen Boulevard
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Houston, Texas 77204-5005