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The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to start in Fall 2016. The position will be in Materials Physics. Preference will be given to candidates in Theoretical Materials Physics and applicants should have an outstanding publication record and a demonstrated capability of teaching and developing their own programs.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is rapidly moving to a tier-one status and has many first-rate facilities. The physics and astronomy department has experienced vigorous growth by establishing state of the art laboratories and recruiting world-class faculty. Current main research programs are in biophysics, material physics, and astrophysics.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field, relevant post-doctoral experience, and established research accomplishments. The successful applicant will be expected to have a record of funding by federal, private, and state agencies, and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

Applications should be submitted to (in a single PDF file), to the attention of [Chair of the Search Committee], and should comprise a biosketch (including a few selected publications, an explanation of the significance and the applicant’s contributions to each of these selected, and a complete list of refereed publications), concise statements of research goals and teaching philosophy, and the names and email-addresses of three persons who may be contacted for letters of recommendation. Screening of applications will be begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to completed applications submitted before November 15, 2015. Position is contingent upon Board of Regents approval and pending budget approval.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for on campus interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Updated October 19, 2015