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Assistant Professor CMT, 2020-21

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 1st, 2020

Next review date: Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a full-time faculty position in theoretical condensed matter physics. Applications will be considered for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics or related area. A successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the potential to develop a world-class research program, achieve excellence in teaching students at all levels, and possess a strong commitment to providing service to the department, university and professional communities.

The position will remain open until filled, but to be assured full consideration, submit your application including CV, publication list, statements of research plans and teaching interests, diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, as well as contact information for four references, by November 15, 2020. Submit applications online via the job listing #JPF03695 at

Inquiries may be addressed to CMT Search Committee Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA, or by e-mail to For further information about the department, please visit

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, in particular, women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and applicants whose research, teaching, and community outreach demonstrate their commitment to inclusion of under-represented and/or non-majority individuals into their respective area of specialization within their discipline.

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 required (contact information only)