Requisition Number: 171142

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://go.boisestate.edu/join-our-team/.

Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Position Overview and Required Qualifications:

The Department of Physics at Boise State University seeks a computational physicist with a research program in hard or soft condensed-matter physics, a PhD in physics or a closely related discipline, an undergraduate degree in physics, and subsequent research experience. This is a tenure-track physics faculty position, preferably at the rank of Assistant Professor, which starts in August 2018. Building a vigorous externally-funded research program that engages undergraduate physics majors and PhD students in Boise State’s multidisciplinary Materials Sciences & Engineering PhD program is essential, together with a passion for teaching and a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaborations.


Application instructions: Please e-mail a cover letter, CV, detailed research plans and a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to physics@boisestate.edu, with a subject line of “Condensed-Matter Search for Fall 2018”

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 11, 2017 and continue until finalists are identified. Applications received after that point will be considered if the position is not filled from the finalist pool.

Salary and benefits: Salary will be competitive within the region and commensurate with qualifications. Total compensation also includes an excellent benefits package:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
    • Retirement
    • Time Away From Work
    • Voluntary Benefits
    • Tuition Fee Waiver Benefit
    • Discounts
    • Other Benefits

Boise State University is a rapidly-growing metropolitan research university in Idaho’s capital city, which is highly ranked for its livability.