Condensed Matter Theorist

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University (ISU) seeks candidates for a faculty position at a junior or senior level in theoretical condensed matter physics. Position responsibilities will include research and teaching. The principal research areas of interest include correlated electron systems, electronic structure, and the interactions between charge, magnetic, and electronic degrees of freedom in condensed matter, complementing strong experimental efforts in these areas within the Department and the Ames Laboratory, a National Laboratory operated by ISU for the U.S. Department of Energy. Applicants with an exceptional record of research publication and demonstrated success in obtaining funding for research will be considered for a tenured, senior appointment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related discipline, and strong research experience.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy has active world-class research programs in Astronomy/Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, High-energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, and Biophysics. The Ames Laboratory is a government-owned, contractor-operated national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), operated by and located on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Further information about the physical sciences at ISU and the Ames Laboratory may be found at http://www.physastro.iastate.edu and https://www.ameslab.gov/dmse.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, concise summary of prior research and future research plans, and statement regarding teaching philosophy and specific teaching interests. Applications must be submitted online at https://www.iastatejobs.com/ with the posting found at https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/13962 by October 15, 2015 to guarantee full consideration.

Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.