ORGANISATION/COMPANYThe University of British Columbia (UBC)
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE19/12/2020 22:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONCanada › Vancouver
TYPE OF CONTRACTPermanent
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/07/2021
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Condensed Matter Physics. We encourage applications from candidates across both theory and experiment, with an emphasis on quantum materials and quantum devices. The successful candidate will join UBC’s Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute and create an independent research program, which complements the existing strengths of the institute. SBQMI has strong experimental and theoretical groups working in the area of quantum matter, and is committed to attracting and training outstanding students and conducting forefront research that spans the field. Details can be found on the Institute website (qmi.ubc.ca), and information on the Department of Physics and Astronomy can be found at phas.ubc.ca. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant field, an outstanding research record, and potential for excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students, and provide service within the Department, to the University, and to the broader community.
A CV, publications list, a statement of research interests, and a summary of teaching interests and experience are required. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted using Academic Jobs Online. UBC's strategic plan identifies inclusion as one of our key priorities. We welcome colleagues with the experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of inclusion, equity, and diversity throughout campus life. In your application, please include a statement describing your experience working with a diverse student body as well as your past, present and/or future contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus or within your discipline.
Review of applications will start Nov. 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is Summer 2021, but is negotiable.
This posting is for the UBC Vancouver campus in British Columbia, Canada.
Please refer to reference number EU-54390 during correspondence about this position.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC's entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
About UBC's Faculty of Science
UBC Science brings together a community of scholars internationally recognized for its commitment to discovery and innovation—in the lab and in the classroom. Our faculty conduct top-tier research in the life, physical, earth and computational sciences, driving insights into sustainability, biodiversity, human health, nanoscience, new materials, probability, artificial intelligence, exoplanets and more. Ranked among the world's top 40 universities, UBC's research prowess in environmental science, math, physics, plant and animal science, computer science, geology, oceanography and biology is consistently rated best in Canada by international and national rankings.
Vancouver is a dynamic, cosmopolitan and progressive city, consistently ranked as one of the top cities to live in the world. Canada's third largest city has it all: sea, parks, mountains, beaches, and four seasons per year, including beautiful summers and mild, wet winters with snow in the mountains. It's the perfect backdrop to your academic research.
EURAXESS offer ID: 561626
Posting organisation offer ID: 54390
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