Open position: George H. Vineyard Assistant Professorship of Theoretical Physics

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George H. Vineyard Assistant Professorship of Theoretical Physics.  The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri-Columbia invites applications for an endowed tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning on September 1, 2018.  The position carries a competitive salary and startup funds, as well as contributions from the George H. Vineyard endowment fund. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding potential to become a leader in his/her own field by establishing an original externally funded research program, and to excel as a teacher at the graduate and undergraduate level. While applications from all areas of theoretical physics are welcome, preference will be given to candidates who best fit the existing strengths of the Department, which are in condensed matter physics, biological physics, and astrophysics.  

Apply on-line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, a brief cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants may contact the Chair of the George H. Vineyard Professorship Search Committee c/o Marianne Friedman, friedmanm@missouri.edu with any questions about the job duties.  Contact Human Resource Services muhrs@missouri.edu for any questions about the application process.  Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students.  We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.  The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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