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Tenure-Track Professor in Physics

Consideration of applications will begin November 15, 2022; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

The Department of Physics at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in experimental/theoretical physics. The areas of interest include: condensed matter theory; high energy experiment; precision measurement fundamental physics; and atomic, molecular, and optical physics experiment including quantum optics and quantum information. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2023. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in Physics or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins

Additional Qualifications: Strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and graduate training.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
  4. Research statement
  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
  7. Publications or copies of creative works, if applicable

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Contact Information:
Search Committee, c/o Jolanta Davis, Administrator to the Chair, Department of Physics, Harvard University, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, jmdavis@fas.harvard.edu.