The Columbia University Department of Physics seeks to appoint an assistant professor in the area of experimental atomic, molecular and optical physics, quantum optics, low-energy precision measurement or a related field starting on July 1, 2020. It is expected that the candidate will develop a vigorous independent research program, continuing the long Columbia record of forefront accomplishment in science. Applicants for this position must possess a doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to do pioneering experimental research as well as the promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates should submit with their application a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including publication list), brief statements of their research plans and teaching philosophy and a list of references. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. For further information about this position and to submit your application, please visit our online application site at:
Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. Columbia is committed to a working and learning environment supportive of its faculty and staff in their pursuit of a productive and fulfilling professional and personal life.
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About Columbia University Department of Physics
Columbia University is a world-renowned center of research and education, with over 5,000 faculty and researchers, a supporting staff of over 8,000, and an enrollment of over 22,000 students. The Department of Physics boasts a faculty of world-wide distinction at the tenured level and a junior faculty of rich and rare promise. The Department has a long history of distinguished teaching and scholarship and is committed to making appointments which will maintain those high standards and thus provide the best possible education for Columbia students in the field of Physics. The Department has a number of cooperative research projects with other universities and laboratories, including the Brookhaven National Laboratory and CERN.
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