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The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, invites applications for the faculty positions described below. Faculty members at MIT conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate physics courses and supervise graduate and undergraduate participation in research. Candidates must show promise in teaching as well as in research. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level.
The application deadline for all faculty positions is December 15, 2023. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief description of research interests and goals (the latter not to exceed 3 pages), and a 1 to 2-page statement on teaching, mentoring, advising, service and/or activities promoting an inclusive work environment at the following web site: Academic Jobs Online. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the same site. Only web submissions will be accepted.
Candidates uncertain whether they fit into a particular search should contact the most relevant search chair.
SOFT CONDENSED MATTER BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS
We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the fields of Soft Condensed Matter and Biological Physics. Preference will be given to individuals whose research complement existing strength in biophysics and soft condensed matter. Any enquiries should be directed to Prof. Jeff Gore, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. Apply here.
THEORETICAL CONDENSED PHYSICS (Optics, Non-Linear Optics, Photonics, Plasmonics, or Quantum Optics)
The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in theoretical physics, focusing on optics, non-linear optics, photonics, plasmonics, or quantum optics. We seek an outstanding scholar with a strong record of research accomplishments who can contribute to the department’s mission of advancing fundamental understanding of the physical world through research and teaching.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a world-class research program in theoretical optics, with particular emphasis on non-linear optics, photonics, plasmonics, or quantum optics. The candidate should also be comfortable working in a collaborative research environment and have excellent communication skills, a strong publication record in top-tier physics journals, and evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring. Enquiries should be directed to Prof. Liang Fu, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply here.
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, including verifying any finding of misconduct (or pending investigation) from prior employers.
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