Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and Quantum Information Science
The Department of Physics and Astronomy (https://physics.uiowa.edu) at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in theoretical condensed matter physics and quantum information science with experience in the quantum dynamics of magnetic excitations (magnons) and their application to novel quantum devices and also in the study of electronic structure topology in nanoscale semiconductor devices. 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. Applications must include cover letter, CV, list of publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references.
Required qualifications include experience teaching and mentoring students,  evidence of the potential to develop an internationally recognized research program, demonstrated work published in both traditional high impact journals and new journals that have been launched to publicize quantum information, excellent communication skills, and demonstrated experience to working towards a welcoming and inclusive environment.
The position will begin on January 1, 2022. A Ph.D. in Physics, Optics, or related field is required, and postdoctoral experience is highly desired.  For the fullest consideration, application materials must arrive by November 1, 2021.

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and CV to:

Diane Fountain

HR Director, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

214 SH, The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

email: diane-fountain@uiowa.edu

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