George H. Vineyard Assistant Professorship of Theoretical Condensed-Matter Physics

Susan Korn
Fall 2023

George H. Vineyard Assistant Professorship of Theoretical Condensed-Matter Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri-Columbia invites applications for a named faculty position in theoretical condensed-matter physics at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, beginning on August 1, 2024. The position is supported by the George H. Vineyard endowment fund.

We seek candidates who will establish a vigorous, externally funded research program at the forefront of condensed-matter theory. Research areas may include, but are not limited to, topological phases of matter, strongly correlated electronic and magnetic materials, spintronics, quantum information, and computational materials science. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research complements the department’s existing strengths in condensed-matter theory and experiment. Our condensed-matter program benefits from, and has strong connections to, a number of important campus resources, including the MU Materials Science and Engineering Institute (MUMSEI), a new state-of-the-art Electron Microscopy Advanced Technology Core, and the MU Research Reactor (MURR).

A Ph.D. in physics by time of appointment is required.

To apply, please visit: (Job Opening ID 48339). Merge your CV with a brief cover letter and upload the document in the Resume/CV section of the application.  Applications should also include a statement of research and teaching interests along with the names and contact information of three references. For further inquiries regarding the position, please contact Professor Carsten A. Ullrich at Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. 

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