Assistant Professor Tenure-track Position - Experimental Condensed Matter/Quantum Science

  • University of Denver, Physics and Astronomy Department
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Oct 05, 2021
Full time Physics & Astronomy

Job Description



The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Denver (DU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in September of 2022. We seek candidates with research interests in experimental condensed matter physics whose research and teaching will support a new initiative in Quantum Materials and Information Science. All areas broadly related to quantum materials and information sciences will be considered, with potential for collaboration with existing research areas on campus and in the surrounding areas a particular plus. The successful candidate will possess enthusiasm for teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, and demonstrate promise of developing an independent extramurally funded research program that involves both Ph.D. and undergraduate students. A bachelor’s degree in physics and Ph.D. in Physics or a related field is required. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and service. More information about the department can be found at

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in physics and Ph.D. in Physics or a related field is required.

Application Details

Applications for this position must be submitted through and should include a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, one-page statement of how the applicant can contribute to DU’s values, practices, and actions regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity, and names and contact information for at least three references. 


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Application Deadline

Applications completed before January 15, 2022 will be assured full consideration, but the selection process will continue until the position is filled.