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Assistant Professor in Advanced/Quantum Materials

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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Assistant Professor in Advanced/Quantum Materials

Franklin-Physics & Astronomy

About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department
The Department, which currently has 23 faculty members, 10 of whom work in the area of nanoscience and condensed matter physics, has extensive collaborations in the Department of Chemistry, the School of Engineering, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory including a quantum network graduate student training program. Further, UGA is a member of the Battelle Savannah River Alliance managing and operating the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). Faculty have the opportunity to build collaborations with SRNL research staff as well as leverage co-located facilities such as the planned DOE Advanced Manufacturing Cooperative, which will include cutting-edge materials modeling and simulations.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and UGA are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, people from historically excluded groups, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

UGA is a land- and sea-grant institution located in Athens, Georgia, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (; ). Athens is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities (

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Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should prepare the following application documents: (1) a cover letter with brief summary of their scientific background, strengths, plan, and teaching experience, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) a description of teaching and mentoring plans, (5) an EDI statement for both research and instruction (Upload EDI statement as Document #1 I the application portal.), and (6) contact information for three references. References will be contacted later in the search process.

All applications received by November 15, 2022 will receive full consideration.

Location of Vacancy
Athens Area

EEO Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Assistant Professor in Advanced/Quantum Materials, Education / Teaching , Athens, Georgia

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