Faculty Position (tenure-track) in Condensed Matter Theory

The Department of Physics at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a faculty position in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. This appointment will be in the tenure track at the Assistant Professor level and will begin with the Fall Semester of 2019, or thereafter. The target specialization area within condensed matter theory is quantum materials, interpreted in a broad sense.  Quantum materials includes strongly correlated materials, topological materials, nanoscale quantum phenomena and materials, data based targeted materials prediction. The department is interested in computational as well as analytical theorists that supplement and support the existing theory and experimental activities.


All candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics or a related area and have the potential to teach physics effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to attract external funding to establish a strong and independent research program. Ample opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research exist in the department and the university, and participation in these endeavors is encouraged.  The standard teaching load is one course per semester.  To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by January 1, 2019. However, applications will be accepted for the duration of the search. Applicants should apply to this position at: https://apply.interfolio.com/55808. They should provide a single PDF document containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publications, statement of research plans, and teaching and should arrange to have at least three letters of reference submitted to the above web address.


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.