New York University Arts and Science

Position ID:NYUAS-ASSTPROFPHYSICS [#17029, ST-00094086]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Theoretical Particle Physics, Department of Physics, New York University Arts and Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:New York, New York 10003, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/30, listed until 2021/03/30)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor in Theoretical Particle Physics
Department of Physics 
New York University Arts and Science 

The Department of Physics at New York University (NYU) invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in theoretical particle physics, beginning in academic year 2021-2022, supported by the Simons Foundation’s Simons Junior Faculty Fellows program and pending budgetary and administrative approval at NYU. 

The search area is in quantum field theory, string theory, and gravity. It includes but is not limited to non-perturbative methods, modern amplitude techniques, and quantum information aspects of theories of fundamental interactions. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics or a closely related field at the time of appointment, should demonstrate a strong record of accomplishments in physics research, and show promise in teaching as well as in future research. Faculty members at NYU are expected to develop independent, forefront research programs for which they can attract external funding; teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses; supervise student and postdoc participation in research; and serve in departmental governance. 

Interested candidates should apply online at with a letter describing current and planned research and teaching activities, a curriculum vita, a list of publications and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020. More information about the Department’s research programs can be found at

Because equity and inclusion is important to our institution, in their research and teaching statement applicants should address what they have done to promote diversity and inclusion in teaching, research, and/or community engagement. Applicants are invited to share how issues of equity and inclusion have impacted their lives, as well as how the applicant would bring these perspectives to bear on the teaching and programming of the NYU Department of Physics. 

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, members of racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here. (  

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