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Experimental Condensed Matter Faculty Position

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University (R1: Research University institution) seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Experimental Condensed Matter or Materials Physics at the Assistant Professor or higher level to begin August 15, 2017. The department currently hosts a strong condensed matter physics research program in semiconductors, magnetic materials, photonic materials, and nanomaterials. Preference will be given to candidates who can take advantage of the extensive electrical and thermal transport measurement and material synthesis capabilities that are already in place as a part of his/her startup package. Other outstanding candidates whose research is complementary to our other department strengths will also be considered.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy boasts a collegial, collaborative environment committed to broadening participation in Physics & Astronomy, and additional information can be found at

The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Physics, Materials Science, or a closely related field.

Interested candidates may apply via Interfolio. Candidates may also submit their application as a single PDF document to Please include a curriculum vitae, publication list, statements of research interests and accomplishments, a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of a minimum of three references. Applicant evaluations will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.