Professor of Physics
University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Physics
United States



Summary: The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applicants for the tenured-level, Martin L. Perl Endowed Professorship. This position will begin August 2019 or later. 

The Department of Physics has strong experimental and theoretical programs in a wide-range of sub fields. Please see for a list of current faculty and their research areas.

Duties: The candidate will be expected to perform teaching, service duties, and continued high-impact scholarly research in the Department of Physics. Undergraduate and graduate classroom and individual instruction as well as supervision of graduate thesis research will also be required. Professional and university service is required as appropriate.



Ph.D. in Physics or closely related area.



Preference will be given to highly qualified applicants with research in the area of ultrafast science exploiting X-ray free electron lasers and related technologies to study physical phenomena.

Candidate must possess extensive experience and be able to demonstrate a track record of innovation and world-class research accomplishments as well as having teaching credentials which meet the requirements for full or associate professor with tenure as determined by the Committee of the Physical Sciences Division.



Candidates must apply online at Click on "Apply Now". Applicants must upload the following:

-Cover Letter/Statement of Interest
-CV with publications
-One document that contains both:
Research Statement and
Teaching Statement

In addition, applicants will be asked to provide contact information for three references; these references will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. If applicants would like to include more than three references, please send the name and email contact for these additional references to

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is January 15, 2019, however the position will remain open and application may be condidered until the position is filled. 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer; we promote diversity and inclusion for all faculty, staff and students and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applications for this position must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Employment will require a criminal background check. 

The department is strongly committed to having a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates from traditionally under represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.


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