Physics, McGill University

Position ID:McGill-Physics-TCMP [#10269]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Condensed Matter Theory
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T8, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Theoretical Physics / Condensed matter theory
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/10/26, updated 2017/10/23, listed until 2017/12/15)
Position Description:    

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We are currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of theoretical Condensed Matter Physics to begin as early as September 2018. Appointments at higher ranks will be considered in exceptional cases. All candidates in condensed matter theory, broadly defined, are invited to apply. The condensed matter group has a broad range of interests, spanning sensing at the quantum and classical limit, light-matter interactions, quantum materials, non-equilibrium materials physics and nanotechnology, as well as applications of these areas to quantum information science and quantum technologies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become a member of the Center for the Physics of Materials ( )multi-university Cluster in Advanced Materials ( ) and a multi-disciplinary Cluster in Quantum Information Science (

The successful applicant will be an outstanding researcher and have a marked interest in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. At a minimum (at the rank of Assistant Professor), applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent qualification) in Physics, or in a related field.

Candidates should submit a CV, a statement of research goals and plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for at least three letters of reference. Submissions are made through Academic Jobs Online :

Inquiries may be sent to Professor Peter Grütter, Chair:

Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2017; applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be supported by a start-up package and could be nominated for a Canada Research Chair. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

McGill University, Canada’s top ranked university, is located in the center of downtown Montréal, a vibrant, artistic, high-tech, dual-language city that ranks as the world’s #1 city for students. McGill’s language of instruction is English, and one can navigate the city in French or English. McGill and the Province of Québec have generous and family-friendly policies.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Rutherford Physics Building
3600 University St.
Montreal, QC H3A 2T8

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