SLAC, Departments of Photon Science and of Particle Physics & Astrophysics, Stanford University

2846 11022
Position ID:SLAC-SLAC, Departments of Photon Science and of Particle Physics & Astrophysics-WALLBIEN [#11022]
Position Title: Wallenberg-Bienenstock Professorship
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Menlo Park, California 95025, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Material Science and Engineering
Condensed Matter Physics
Physics / Ultrafast Science, X-ray Science, Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2018/08/15 finished (2018/03/26, finished 2019/02/17, listed until 2018/08/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Wallenberg-Bienenstock Professorship
Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are seeking candidates for the Wallenberg-Bienenstock Professorship. This endowed chair position, at tenure level, is joint between the Photon Science faculty at SLAC and a relevant Stanford University science or engineering department. Applicants should hold an earned doctorate in a core science or engineering discipline and should have a demonstrated record of outstanding scientific accomplishment. In addition to strong intellectual leadership in research within the candidate’s field, a successful applicant will be able to contribute significantly to research priorities in materials or chemical sciences at SLAC, a Department of Energy Laboratory hosting the LCLS x-ray free electron and other unique capabilities.

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a publication list, separate statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Academic Jobs Online. An indication of how the candidate's experience and plans match the position described above and how those plans might be realized in a Stanford/SLAC setting should be addressed. Applicants should submit the required materials online through

Questions should be directed to the co-chairs of the search committee, Professors Bruce Clemens and Tony Heinz, by email (, or to the search administrator, Jill Larson ( Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but must be received by August 15, 2018 to ensure full consideration.

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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
2575 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park CA 94025

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