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Tenure-Track Position in Physics & Physical Oceanography

Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in an area related to condensed matter physics or physical oceanography. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program. They will also be expected to contribute to our teaching program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department is committed to increasing diversity within the faculty complement and will provide additional mentorship and supports to the successful applicant as appropriate.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in an area related to physics or physical oceanography and at least two years post-doctoral experience along with an established track record of research in the area. Interested applicants should submit:
1) a cover letter,
2) a full CV,
3) a three-page summary of proposed research,
4) a one-page description of teaching and mentoring philosophy, and
5) a list of at least three referees with complete contact information.
All parts of the application should be submitted as a single pdf document of less than 2 MB to the Department Head’s office at by no later than May 15, 2021, using the subject heading “Physics & Physical Oceanography tenure-track position”. We thank all interested applicants, but only those selected for interview will be contacted further. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.