Higher School of Economics, International Faculty Recruitment

Position ID: 2848-MATERIALSSCIENCE [#19210]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Materials Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Moscow, Moscow City 101000, Russian Federation [map]
Application Deadline: 2022/01/09 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/12/08, listed until 2022/01/09)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor at School of Electronic Engineering, Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM) Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia)

About HSE University

The Higher School of Economics (HSE University) is a young, dynamic and fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past 25 years, HSE University has become a leader in Russian education, while also being recognized globally.

For instance, we were the first state-run university in Russia to begin recruiting on the international academic market. We aim at being a university with a highly attuned approach to training new professionals. Therefore, we are eager to hire people with real experience, as well as basic and applied knowledge. Committed to high-quality research, HSE University now has more than 100 research institutes and centres and over 30 international research laboratories collaborating with international specialists from all over the world.

The School of Electronic Engineering in Moscow of the Higher School of Economics, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Materials Science and related fields.


The general requirements for the tenure track positions are the following:

Candidates must hold a recent PhD in the field of Theoretical condensed matter physics, which was awarded over the last 5 years or received before starting work at HSE in a relevant field by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals; Candidates should have a relevant experience in the field of Coherent phenomena in superconducting and superfluid materials that can be demonstrated by first-author publications in leading peer-reviewed journals; Candidates should have a strong background in physics of fluctuations in multiband superconductors and experience in programming the Ginzburg-Landau theory; Teaching experience is desirable; Knowledge of Russian is not required as research and teaching are both conducted in English. Therefore, fluent English is obligatory. The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University.


Tenure track positions are only available on a full-time, residential basis.

Overall, appointments are usually made for an initial three-year period (starting September 2022) and, upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts are normally extended for a further three years until the tenure review.

HSE University provides excellent opportunities for international faculty. For instance, we can offer a competitive salary (indexed to inflation annually and subject to a 13% flat income tax), health insurance, travel support, research support and other benefits. Since there is a key focus on generating high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is low. All individual terms of employment will be reflected in the offer letter.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted online.

Required Documents:

- a CV

- a statement of research interest

- a recent research paper

- 2 letters of recommendation

Learn more: https://iri.hse.ru/announcements/532821673.html

The deadline for the applications is January 9, 2022.

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