Assistant Professor

Hoboken, NJ
Jun 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Department of Physics at the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science, Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting in August 2018. Appointments at higher ranks will be considered for applicants who have established leadership in their research fields.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Physics or equivalent and a post-doctoral experience in the fields of theoretical or experimental physics including, but not limited to, quantum optics, condensed matter physics, nanophotonics, quantum information science, and quantum computing. Successful applicants are expected to develop a strong externally funded, globally recognized research program. They should possess a passion for and be committed to excellence in both graduate and undergraduate education in a highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, diverse, innovative, and entrepreneurial culture at Stevens. He or she is expected to become a part of collaborative research within the Center for Quantum Science and Engineering, the Physics Department and of multidisciplinary projects involving faculties from other departments and schools on campus. For more information, please see (, the Center for Quantum Science and Engineering. (, and the Stevens Nanotechnology Graduate Program (

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. Stevens' superb location offers excellent opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities. Brookhaven National Laboratory, and major corporate research laboratories. Schaefer School of Engineering and Science is the largest school among four schools at Stevens.

Stevens is an Equal Opportunity Employer that 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 an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The search committee will begin review of applications on November 15, 2017. All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a research plan (3-5 pages) teaching interests and philosophy, and contact information of at least three references. For any inquiries please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Ting Yu, (

Department of Physics

General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

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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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