As part of a major faculty hiring initiative, the Department of Physics at the University of Florida (UF) seeks a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Experimental (CME) Physics to begin in August 16, 2019. Highly qualified candidates from all areas of CME physics, including materials physics, device physics, non-linear phenomena, interdisciplinary nanoscience and technology, and low-temperature physics, are encouraged to apply.

Presently, the CME group has a broad range of research activities that span the discipline, with the work complemented by a strong condensed matter theory group. Modern laboratory space and competitive start-up funds will be provided. Facilities for micro/nano-fabrication and characterization are available at the nearby Research Service Centers in the UF Nanoscale Institute. Available resources include machine and electronics shops with experienced technicians and a cryogenic fluids facility. Strong research opportunities exist with the affiliated, on-campus National High Magnetic Field Laboratory High B/T Facility, as do collaborative opportunities with faculty in other UF departments.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).


The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent), and postdoctoral research experience is expected. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, while establishing a well-recognized research program, is essential.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online at, and must include: (i) cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae with full publication list, (iii) statement of research and proposed activities, (iv) statement of teaching philosophy, and (v) three confidential letters of recommendation.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 15, 2018 when the committee will begin reviewing applications. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. For more information, please contact Prof. Yoonseok Lee (

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at