UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA at BIRMINGHAM (UAB) Assistant Professor Position – Condensed Matter Physics

The UAB Department of Physics invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty position that will strengthen the Department’s program in Theoretical and Computational Condensed Matter Physics.

A qualified applicant will have a Ph.D. in Physics or related field. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, theoretical condensed matter physics, non-equilibrium dynamics, quantum information science, high-performance computing, quantum computation, and data-driven simulation of quantum materials properties.


We are looking for an innovative and inclusive new faculty member with an outstanding publication record and a strong commitment to excellence and diversity in research, teaching, outreach, and student research supervision at both graduate and undergraduate levels. This faculty member will also help us sustain departmental efforts for “data fluency and emerging technologies”.

These efforts include innovative distance accessible STEM education focusing on Computational Modeling Instruction.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The fullest consideration will be given to all applications received by November 30, 2021, that include:

(i) short letter clearly explaining the applicant’s research and extramural funding ideas and her/his experiences and qualifications relevant to this position,

(ii) full curriculum vitae,

(iii) statement of planned and past research projects,

(iv) brief description of teaching and mentoring interests and diversity, equity, and inclusion philosophy,

(v) three reference letters. All applications will be handled through

For more information, please contact the search committee chair Cheng-Chien Chen,


Apply here:

Deadline: 30 November 2021



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