Assistant Professor in Low Temperature Experimental Physics

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:16360100 - LS-PHYSICS-GENERAL

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 Assistant Professor in Low Temperature Experimental Physics

Job Description:

As part of a major faculty hiring initiative, the Department of Physics at the University of Florida (UF) seeks a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Low Temperature Physics to begin August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will join a five-person faculty team who oversee and manage the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory High B/T Facility at UF, and will demonstrate a capability and desire to establish a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship between his/her personal research program and the NHMFL. The new faculty member will be part of a larger condensed matter physics group that includes studies of phenomena in high magnetic fields, device physics, non-linear processes, interdisciplinary nanoscience and technology, and modern materials physics.

In addition to the resources associated with the High B/T facility, the candidate will have access to the department’s machine, electronics, and cryogenic liquid shops. Modern laboratory space and competitive start-up funds will be provided. Facilities for micro/nano-fabrication and characterization are available at the nearby Research Service Centers in the UF Nanoscale Institute. Strong research opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty in other UF departments.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent), and postdoctoral research experience in low temperature technologies including the use of dilution refrigerators and studies of materials in high magnetic fields. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, while establishing a well-recognized research program, is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted online at, and should include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with publication list, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three to five references. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email giving instructions on how to upload their letters directly to the application website. You will be notified when the department contacts those references. Early completion and submission is highly recommended.

Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, please contact Prof. Yasumasa Takano (

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Health Assessment Required: No


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