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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy in the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY announces the opening of a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. We seek candidates with highly-visible research achievements and who will build a world-class research program at the cutting edge of Condensed Matter Physics. The successful candidate will also have a strong aptitude for teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The duties of the position include, but are not limited to, teaching and advising students, conducting original research and publishing the results, and participating in departmental and university service. A PhD or foreign degree equivalent in physics or other relevant field is required. The appointment will begin Fall 2015.

Full applications consist of a cover letter, a current resume including full publication record, a statement of current and future research plans, and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy. The names and complete contact information of three references must also be included.

Applications must be sent to:
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics Search Committee, c/o Joan Perras
Department of Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180.

Applications may be submitted electronically by e-mail to For full consideration applications should be submitted by November 3, 2014.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an equal opportunity equal access/ affirmative action institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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