Assistant Professor in Materials Physics

University of Texas Austin


The Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in Theoretical Condensed Matter or Materials Physics at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking colleagues who will contribute to building a world-class research program in theoretical condensed matter and quantum materials physics. Outstanding candidates in computational condensed matter and materials physics are also encouraged to apply. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related discipline and must demonstrate creativity and the ability to establish an independent research program.


Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related discipline.

Application Instructions

Only online applications are accepted ( They must include 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV including a list of publications, 3) a summary of current and planned research (3-page limit excluding references), and 4) a statement of teaching experience, goals, and philosophy (2-page limit). Applicants must arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be uploaded using the Interfolio website above.

For full consideration, all application materials and letters of recommendation should arrive by November 12, 2023.  Inquiries about the application process and status may be directed to