Tenure Stream Assistant, Associate or Professor Position in Physics and Atmospheric Science Dalhousie University, Department Of Physics And Atmospheric Science Canada


Department Of Physics And Atmospheric Science

The Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science invites applications for appointment to a tenure
stream Assistant, Associate, or full Professor position from outstanding candidates with expertise in
theoretical and/or computational research in the areas of either condensed matter physics or materials
physics that complement or extend the strengths of our department

(https://www.dal.ca/faculty/science/physics/research/centres-and-labs.html). This position is part of the
Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award (DDFA) program. In keeping with the principles of Employment Equity,
the DDFA program aims to correct historic underrepresentation. This position is restricted to candidates
who self-identify in one (or more) of the following groups: Aboriginal people or racially visible persons.
Applicants are required to have a PhD, postdoctoral or equivalent experience, demonstrated excellence in
research, and strong potential for effective teaching. The successful candidate must be positioned to build
a sustainable research group, and capable of teaching both undergraduate and graduate classes in
theoretical physics.

Dalhousie is one of the top Universities in Canada. Members of the department are holders of prestigious
research chairs including Canada Research Chairs, NSERC Industrial Research Chairs, Killam
Professorships and recently also the NSERC Herzberg Gold Medal – Canada’s highest prize in science
and engineering.

The Department values strong teaching and outreach. Several faculty members have won teaching
awards at the faculty, university or national level as well as national awards for their outreach initiatives.
Teaching is supported through resources such as the Centre for Learning and Teaching
(dal.ca/dept/clt.html). We foster diversity and inclusiveness through initiatives such as the Imhotep’s
Legacy Academy (dal.ca/faculty/science/imhotep.html) and faculty-sponsored scholarships for historically
underrepresented groups, in support of access for First Nations and African Canadian communities.
Halifax is the largest city in Atlantic Canada, and offers an outstanding quality of life. Dalhousie benefits
include spousal hiring and parental leave plans for faculty.

Applications will be reviewed starting March 1st
, 2018 until the position is filled. Applications will consist of
a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including publication list, a research plan that is recommended to be 3
pages in length, a statement of teaching and outreach interests and experience, at least three confidential
letters of reference forwarded under separate cover by the referees, and a completed Self-Identification
Questionnaire, which can be found at http://www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. Applications should be emailed
to Jennifer.Currie@dal.ca c/o Chair of Theoretical Physics Search Committee.


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