Assistant Professor

Job description

Posting Number: 03810
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Faculty
Hiring Unit: PHYSICS
Position Description: The Department of Physics, together with research institutes and centers including the Enrico Fermi Institute and the James Franck Institute, at The University of Chicago is conducting an open search at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The University of Chicago has an inherently crosscutting and interdisciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities and is open to the possibility of joint appointments between departments.

One of the goals for these searches is to strengthen the faculty in the areas of particle physics phenomenology, theoretical condensed matter physics and experimental condensed matter physics. Another goal is to increase the diversity of the faculty; we welcome applications from candidates across all areas in physics.

We particularly welcome applicants who come from groups that are underrepresented in physical science such as women, black/African American, American Indian or Alaskan Native, and Hispanic/Latino scholars. Successful female applicants will be considered for a Clare Boothe Luce Professorship supported by the Henry Luce Foundation.

Applicants must apply online through the University of Chicago academic careers website Required items to be uploaded include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three references.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Additional Information or Requirements:
Statement: The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email [email protected] with their request.
Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Statement
Reference Contact Info
Other Document
Research Statement
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Other documents to attach: List of publications
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Posted: 1/10/2019
Application Due: 9/15/2019
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