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Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor
Anticipated start: 07/01/2022

Application Window

Open February 10th, 2022 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Riverside (https://www.physics.ucr.edu/) invites highly qualified experimental physicists to apply for an Academic-year tenure -track faculty position in the field of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. Candidates should possess a record of demonstrated excellence in research in forefront areas of quantum materials and devices, including but not limited to, synthesis and fabrication of novel quantum materials and nanoscale devices, study of novel quantum properties, and systems for quantum sensing and information applications. This appointment is expected to complement our existing strength in the areas of spintronics, 2D materials, topological materials, nanoelectronics, nanophotonics and related fields The successful candidate will actively collaborate with the condensed matter theory faculty in our department and materials science faculty on campus. UCR has excellent infrastructures to support cutting-edge materials science research such as two class-100/1000 cleanrooms for nanofabrication and various state-of-the-art microanalysis tools, an electron microscopy center, and other shared characterization facilities. The successful candidate is expected to establish an outstanding and well-funded research program involving graduate students and postdoctoral scientists, and to contribute to departmental teaching at all levels.
Advancement through the Professor ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years each of which includes substantial peer input

To apply: submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of past and/or planned future contributions to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence, 3 letter of recommendation to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01526. Review of applications will commence on 4/13/2022, and proceed until position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications prior to the above date.
For more information about this position, please contact Professor Jing Shi, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Physics and Astronomy at jing.shi@ucr.edu. For questions on application procedures and requirements, please contact Mrs. Kendall Dunmore-Balderrama Academic Personnel, at Kendall.dunmore@ucr.edu.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates for this position are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physics.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates should possess a record of demonstrated excellence in research in forefront areas of quantum materials and devices, including but not limited to, synthesis and fabrication of novel quantum materials and nanoscale devices, study of novel quantum properties, and systems for quantum sensing and information applications.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • List of Publications - Please submit a list of publications; can be included in curriculum vitae or separate

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Please provide three letters of recommendation in the AP Recruit portal.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01526

Help contact: kdunm001@ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19). All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA