Assistant Professor position at Southern Illinois University

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Application deadline: 

Monday, November 14, 2011

The Physics Department, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, starting August 16, 2012.

We are seeking a theorist working in computational physics in one of the following areas: quantum computing or soft condensed matter, especially those that will complement our current areas of research and strengthen our doctoral program in Applied Physics. Generous start-up funds are available at a level that will enable the successful applicant to establish a nationally competitive research effort. Applicants must hold a Ph. D. in Physics or closely related field, must have postdoctoral research experience with evidence of excellence in scholarship, and must have experience in teaching physics.

The successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program, publish in high quality professional journals, actively seek and attract external funding, and teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research plan (no more than two pages long), a statement of teaching philosophy (no more than one page) and the contact information including e-mails of four references to:

Theory Search Committee
Department of Physics, Mail Code 4401,
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1245 Lincoln Dr.
Carbondale, IL 62901
or submit the requested materials electronically to:

We will begin reviewing applications on 11/15/2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

SIUC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.