Current Openings:

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Theoretical Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics

Qualifications:  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics or a closely related field and must have postdoctoral experience at the time of appointment. The successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous and externally well-funded research program; teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels; continue development of scholarly activities and professional capabilities; occasionally travel, for example, to attend professional conferences and present research seminars; and actively participate in department, college, and university governance. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the chair of the Search Committee, Uwe C. Tӓuber, at smb_search@phys.vt.edu, phone: (540) 231-8998.

Candidates should apply at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/89875 . The application package must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with publication list, a statement of ongoing and planned research, a brief description of teaching philosophy, a statement of any previous activities aimed at expanding the diversity and/or mentoring of minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups as well as how the applicant will further Virginia Tech’s commitment to build a culturally diverse educational environment (http://www.inclusive.vt.edu/), and contact information for at least three references (five for senior candidates). The references will be notified via email to upload their recommendation letters through our online system. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled; to ensure full consideration, complete application packages and reference letters should be received by December 1, 2018. As part of the hiring process, the successful applicant must pass a criminal background check. The expected position starting date is August 10, 2019.

Virginia Tech is an EO / AA institution, and offers a wide range of networking and development opportunities to women and minorities in science and engineering. Virginia Tech is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Virginia Tech is a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers (http://www.advance.vt.edu/). Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should please notify Ms. Jacqueline Woodyard, Department of Physics, (540) 231-7566, or call TTY 1-800-828-1120 prior to the application deadline.

Job Posting Closes on 8/10/2019  

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