Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Physics

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 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. 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 department. The Quantum Matter Institute of UBC has strong experimental and theoretical groups working on diverse materials, details of which can be found on the Institute website ( Candidates must have a Ph.D. Degree or equivalent, an outstanding research record, and are expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate students.

The Physics and Astronomy Department ( is one of the largest and most diverse in Canada. Our faculty and staff are committed to attracting and training outstanding students and conducting forefront research that spans the field. Applicants are urged to submit online applications. A CV, publications list, a statement of research interests, and a summary of teaching interests and experience are required. Three letters of reference should be arranged to be directly submitted, preferably electronically, to

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 BC 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 deadline for receipt of applications is Nov. 30, 2017. 

The expected start date is Fall, 2018, but is negotiable.