Assistant Professor in Soft Condensed Matter – Department of Physics – UC Berkeley

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Application deadline: October 26, 2020

The Physics Department at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting an open search to fill a ten- ure-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.

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Post expires at 11:27pm on Monday December 28th, 2020