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Assistant Professor – Soft Condensed Matter - Department of Physics - Division of Math & Physical Sciences

Recruitment Period

Open August 20th, 2020 through Monday, Oct 26, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The Physics Department at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting an open search to fill a tenure-track faculty position for an Assistant Professor in Soft Condensed Matter with an expected start date of July 1, 2021. This position is open to all sub-fields of soft condensed matter, broadly defined, including but not limited to biological soft condensed matter physics, nonbiological soft condensed matter physics, and related areas of nonlinear physics.

The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.

The Department seeks candidates who have demonstrated originality and productivity in research, promise in teaching, and the potential to advance the department’s goal of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive scholarly environment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

To apply, please go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02662

Applications must be received by [date of deadline] . All reference letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Please direct questions to our Academic Personnel Analyst at PhysicsAP@berkeley.edu .

The University is family-friendly (http://ofew.berkeley.edu/welfare/families) and responsive to family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners, please visit http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://physics.berkeley.edu/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Research Accomplishments and Plans

  • Statement on Teaching and Mentoring Experience, Interests, and Plans

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

  • List of Publications - Include a comprehensive publication list, but please also include a separate list of what you would consider 3-5 of your most significant publications.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required