The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks to fill an Associate or Full professor position in experimental materials physics pending the approval by the University of Houston’s Board of Regents. The Candidate with expertise in superconductivity, quantum electronic solids, and novel materials are encouraged to apply. The candidate must have a strong ongoing research program with a significant level of external funding. The rank and compensation will be commensurate with the demonstrated record and experience of the successful applicant. The candidates must demonstrate the commitment and potential for excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and 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 (5) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. The applicants must apply through www.uh.edu/human-resources/careers/ Posting #FAC000683.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE program.
We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
Internal Number: Posting #FAC000683
About University of Houston
The Department of Physics at the University of Houston has 36 ranked faculty members, including eight distinguished or chaired professors. Faculty members have been recognized on the national and international level. Among the faculty ranks is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Faculty members have received awards such as the National Medal of Science, the Freedoms Foundation Award, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Scientist Award, the Materials Research Society Von Hippel Award, and the Max Planck Research Award. UH physics faculty members serve on national peer-review panels to evaluate competitive research grants and edit prestigious scientific journals. Students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty interact to create a research-intensive atmosphere. Collaborations are common with faculty in other departments, the UH Cullen College of Engineering, and outside the university with agencies such as NASA, and many U.S. and foreign universities.
The Department of Physics at the University of Houston serves approximately 70 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate studen...ts at a given time. The department welcomes inquiries from interested students. For more information, contact the department.
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