Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Condensed Matter Physics/Materials Science
Posting Number: F2000025
The Department of Physics and The Institute on Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (RENEW) at the University at Buffalo (UB) are seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in experimental condensed matter physics/material science in the area of Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) with appointment in the Physics Department. The successful candidate is expected to build an active research program around the synthesis of novel materials using advanced materials growth and deposition techniques including MBE.
The incumbent will also be a key member of the RENEW Institute which has five research and educational focus areas that crosscut Energy, Environment, & Water: (1) Next-Generation Materials and Technologies for Energy, Environment & Water Sustainability; (2) Sustainable Urban Environments; (3) Freshwater Coastal Ecosystems and Blue Economy; (4) Environmental Exposures, Genomes and Health; and (5) Climate Change & Socio-Economic Impacts. Each of these highly interdisciplinary focus areas have active participation of faculty from many schools and colleges. Visit our website to learn more.
The Physics Department at UB is a vibrant community with a long tradition and strong commitment to excellence in research, service, and teaching. Research interests within the Department span the traditional disciplines of physics – condensed matter physics, biophysics, high energy physics and cosmology and non-linear dynamics. We benefit greatly from collaborative affiliations with researchers within the College of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Engineering, Medicine, and Pharmacy; the Centers of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Materials Informatics; the RENEW Institute; and the Center for Computational Research. Visit our website to learn more.
The successful candidate is expected to have the required depth, breadth and a strong desire for engaging in interdisciplinary work.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Ph.D. in the Physical Sciences or related fields; post-doctoral experience and a strong record of publications. Applicants should show promise of initiating and sustaining creative research and of obtaining external funding; have communication skills; the candidate should be dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education.
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