Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

IAP Assistant Professor in Computational Condensed Matter Physics

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UM6P University: Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields
The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco's frontline position in these fields in a unique partnership-based approach and boost skills training relevant for the future of Africa.

Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

Missions :

The candidate will contribute to the missions and research projects in computational physics within the Institute of Applied Physics (IAP), and he will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in physics.

The IAP invests in hiring future leaders in lab-on-a-chip, Space Technology, advanced materials, quantum and photonics devices, and Terahertz Technology. With this posting, the IAP at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University seeks new faculty specializing in 2D / quantum devices accelerated discovery through computational methods.

The interest areas are (but are not limited ): to novel electronic structure and methods, light-matter interactions modeling, topological phenomena, magnetism, superconductivity, quantum information science, spintronics, magnonics, phononics, and Terahertz photonics devices modeling.

Research on computational physics of 2D materials, transition metal oxides, ultrafast Terahertz spectroscopy, Terahertz photonics, advanced synthesis, charge transport, and quantum device design and modeling will be an asset.

The successful candidates teach undergraduate and graduate physics courses. He/she supervises graduate students. He/she develops and directs a substantial funded research program; participates in the IAP and university faculty services; demonstrates dedication to diversity, and contributes to the UM6P University's development.

The application should include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with complete publication list,
  3. Research statement of not more than five page
  4. Teaching statement of not more than two pages
  5. Please request three references letters be submitted directly by the referees to:

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics or close field and a least two years of post-doctoral research in a prestigious institution are required. He/she must have a proven track record of innovation and high-impact research. He/she is expected to build an original, well-funded research program with an international profile.

Starting date: Septembre 1, 2023

Salary and Benefits: Salaries and benefits are internationally competitive and commensurate with experience.

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IAP Assistant Professor in Computational Condensed Matter Physics
Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid Ben Guerir, Morocco Benguerir, Morocco
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