Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physics
Harvard University, Department of Physics
United States

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physics

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Physics

Position Description

The Department of Physics at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental/theoretical physics. The areas of interest include, but are not limited to: quantum condensed-matter physics; atomic, molecular, and optical physics; and quantum science including precision measurements. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019.


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 at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8446:

1. Cover letter 

2. Curriculum Vitae 

3. Teaching statement 

4. Research statement 

5. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when at least three letters have been submitted).


Consideration of applications will begin on November 15, 2018; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Contact Information
Search Committee
c/o Jolanta Davis, Administrator to the Chair
Department of Physics
Harvard University
17 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138


Contact Email jmdavis@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.


Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
Optional Documents

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