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Aug 29, 2018
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Faculty Position in Applied Physics

The Department of Applied Physics at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. We seek candidates with exceptional promise of major future achievements who will lead innovative research efforts in fields broadly aligned with the existing strengths and interests of the Department. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: atomic & molecular physics; biophysics broadly construed; condensed matter & materials physics; lasers & photonics; quantum engineering & quantum information; nanoscience & nanotechnology; accelerator physics; ultra-fast and x-ray physics. Applicants should hold an earned doctorate in a core science or engineering discipline, have outstanding potential for establishing an independent research program, and show promise of becoming an excellent teacher at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applications must be submitted at:

Candidates should upload their curriculum vita, publication list and research plan, and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. For queries, please contact the Department Administrator, Patrice O’Dwyer ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, but candidates are strongly encouraged to submit applications by November 1, 2018. The new appointment is expected to begin on or around September 1, 2019.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.