The Department of Physics and Astronomy (http://www.physics.uiowa.edu) at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 19, 2020. The position is for a condensed matter experimentalist. An interest in optical spectroscopy, and in use of our materials facilities is desired, including the Materials Analysis, Testing, and Fabrication (MATFab) Facility (https://iowacreates.research.uiowa.edu/matfab-facility), and the Molecular Beam Epitaxy Facility (https://physics.uiowa.edu/mbe-lab); however, the search committee encourages all condensed matter / optical / materials experimentalists to apply. Candidates may also be interested in the interdisciplinary Center for Research, Exploration, and Advanced Technology in Engineering and Sciences (Iowa-CREATES, https://iowacreates.research.uiowa.edu/). Candidates will be expected to carry out a vigorous research program and teach at all levels. For a complete job description and to apply, please go to https://jobs.uiowa.edu/ and refer to requisition #73755. Applications must include cover letter, CV, list of publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Required qualification include a strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring students, potential to develop an internationally recognized research program, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to working towards a welcoming and inclusive environment.
A Ph.D. in Physics, Optics, or related field is required by August 19, 2020, and postdoctoral experience is desired. For the fullest consideration, application materials should arrive by December 13, 2019, but consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.