Job Openings

Job Overview

The Department of Physics at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (rank commensurate with credentials). The position is part of a planned series of hires in both theoretical and experimental areas to build a research group focused on the design, synthesis and analysis of advanced materials, quantum materials, topological effects and/or strong correlations. We intend to foster collaborations across the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Engineering at the interface of Physics, Materials and Technology.  Our faculty benefit from the geographic proximity of the University of Cincinnati to two major national laboratories: the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Argonne National Laboratory. The anticipated starting date for this position is August 2022.

Essential Functions

The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent, vigorous, externally funded research program, be an excellent mentor of graduate students, and teach effectively at the graduate or undergraduate level. Additional duties include serving on departmental, college or university committees and helping foster the educational, research and service missions of the department and broader university. 

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in Condensed Matter Physics or a closely related area.  Applicants should exhibit a record of substantial research accomplishments, evidenced by a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals. Applicants must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrate the potential to develop into an effective educator, be committed to student success, and service to the profession. Applicants should show the ability to work and collaborate with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Candidates for tenured appointments should demonstrate intellectual leadership and impact on the field, and potentially significant contributions to the department, University of Cincinnati and the wider scholarly community.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application.  In addition to filling the online application form, required attachments include a cover letter, a current Curriculum Vitae including publications, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. A separate one-page statement addressing the applicant’s experiences, activities, and philosophy relating to diversity and inclusion, and how they will advance UC’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence is also required. Please use the additional documents feature to include the required items. Applicants should provide a list of contacts for professional reference and must arrange to have a minimum of three letters of reference from this list sent separately via email to CMPsearch2022@uc.edu. PDF files are the preferred format for all documents. For additional information, contact the search committee chair, Professor Hans-Peter Wagner.

Application review will begin on December 6th, 2021, and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

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Job Overview

The College of Arts & Sciences within the University of Cincinnati seeks candidates for three tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor in discipline-based educational research (DBER) in any of the following: Biological Sciences, English, Physics, Psychology, and Romance & Arabic Languages and Literature (RALL). Each position will reside in the department of its respective discipline. The positions are part of an initiative to create a university-wide institute for research on teaching and learning, and the new hires will join an existing cadre of faculty.

The College of Arts & Sciences seeks individuals to join our drive to engage students and maximize learning in our classrooms, with a particular focus on student success and retention in our gateway courses.  Candidates will participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary research teams, and develop and evaluate new models of instruction, embrace online learning, and contribute to the Discipline-based Education Research (DBER) and teaching activities of their department, college, and beyond. The successful candidate will primarily teach courses at the undergraduate level in their specialty area, work with other faculty across the college to enhance their teaching practices, and engage in discipline-based education and pedagogical research. The candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that provides support and mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students. The candidate will address the needs of a diverse student population, including differences in ethnicity, race, first-generation college status, accessibility, and academic preparation, through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Minimum Requirements

As stated above, applicants in the following disciplines are sought: Biological Sciences, English, Physics, Psychology, and Romance & Arabic Languages and Literatures (RALL). Prior to the effective date of appointment candidates must have either a Doctorate in their primary discipline, meaning one of the aforementioned disciplines or a closely related field, or a Doctorate in Education with a Master’s degree in their primary discipline.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application.  In addition to the application we require the following: (1) a cover letter which briefly describes interest in the position, (2) a current curriculum vitae which includes a list of teaching experiences (if applicable), (3) a statement of teaching philosophy regarding use of research-based and active learning approaches (up to 2 pages), and (4) a description of discipline-based education or pedagogical research accomplishments (if applicable) and future research goals in this area (up to 3 pages). Three letters of reference will be requested, if needed.
 

Review of applications begins November 9, 2021 and continues until the positions are filled.  Start date is August 15, 2022. 

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

To apply, click this link.