The Department of Physics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications and nominations for an endowed position in theoretical or experimental condensed matter physics, broadly defined. The Charles H. Townes assistant/associate professorship is a tenure-track or tenured associate professor position, and the holder of this endowed position shall be a young or mid-career scientist with enormous promise and/or highly qualified accomplishments. The appointment will begin on or after July 2015. The successful candidate should show a strong commitment to research and teaching. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, research and teaching statements, a CV, and three letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3612. Questions regarding the application process should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications including letters received by Jan 31, 2014 will be guaranteed consideration, and applications are accepted until the position is filled. Duke University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity in all of its many facets and meanings.