Assistant Professor

Hoboken, NJ
Feb 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the fields of theoretical physics including, but not limited to, quantum optics, condensed matter physics, photonics or quantum information sciences starting in the Fall 2016. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program capable of attracting a substantial extra-mural funding in areas that would complement the department's existing research activities in AMO, quantum optics, and condensed matter physics. He or she is expected to become a part of a collaborative research within the Center for Distributed Quantum Computing, the Physics Department and of multidisciplinary projects involving faculties from other department on campus. For more information see ( and the Stevens Nanotechnology Graduate Program ( The search targets applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor, however the applications for a higher rank will also be considered. The search committee will begin review of applications on February 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The 55 acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Sevens' location offers excellent opportunities for collaborations with nearby universities, Brookhaven National Laboratory, as well as major corporate research laboratories.

Requirements: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics or equivalent and a post-doctoral experience. They must demonstrate an outstanding research record and an interest in, and commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan (3-5 pages), teaching interests and philosophy, and the names and the contact information of three references. All documents must be submitted in pdf format via Career Website.

All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at https:/// For any inquiries please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Ting Yu (

The School of Engineering and Science at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.


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