Assistant Professor, #00075471 more...
Location:Rolla, MO
Company:Missouri University of Science and Technology
First posted:November 06, 2020

Job Title

Assistant Professor, #00075471

Job ID




Full/Part Time


Hiring Department


Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Application Deadline

 Posted until filled with review of applications to begin January 1, 2020

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, Benefit Eligible

Job Description

The Physics Department at Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of experimental condensed matter physics to begin in August 2020.  Particular consideration will be given to candidates working in areas that complement existing experimental and theoretical research programs, particularly those working in the field of low-temperature physics.  Existing equipment available for the successful candidate includes a dilution refrigerator and facilities for sputter deposition, FIB nanofabrication, and e-beam lithography.  The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics or an equivalent degree and have demonstrated outstanding research accomplishments, a commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels, and excellent communications skills.  More information is available at (please use the apply button below) .

Applications, including curriculum vitae, complete publications list, at least three letters of recommendation, a brief description of research interests including future research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy should be submitted electronically to the Missouri University of Science and Technology's Human Resource Office at: (please use the apply button below) using Job Reference Number 31487.  Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word.  Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Physics or an equivalent degree, outstanding research accomplishments in experimental condensed matter physics, commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels and excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Postdoctoral research in low-temperature physics.  Experience in low-temperature technologies, including the use of dilution refrigerators.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.  Additional information about the university is available at (please use the apply button below) .


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