Assistant Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter 2023

The Department of Physics at Florida State University (FSU) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, with an anticipated starting date in August 2024. Qualified candidates with research interests and expertise in all areas of experimental condensed matter and materials physics are encouraged to apply. Competitive applications should demonstrate the potential for establishing a vigorous externally funded research program. A strong commitment to both graduate and undergraduate education in physics is also expected. Condensed matter physics at FSU offers a highly collaborative environment, with substantial connections to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL,, the FSU Quantum Initiative (, materials chemistry, and the College of Engineering, as well as excellent programs in nuclear physics, particle physics, and astrophysics within the department ( The experimental condensed matter science programs within physics and at the NHMFL cover a broad range of research activities that span the discipline, augmented by a strong condensed matter theory group.

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in physics (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. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package. Modern laboratory space and competitive start-up funds will be provided.

Applications should be submitted as a single, self-contained and identifiable pdf document to, 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. The applicant should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the same email address. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 30th, 2023. For more information, please contact Prof. Peng Xiong (