California Institute of Technology, Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy Division

Position ID:Caltech-PMA-FACULTY [#22402]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Experimental or Theoretical Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Pasadena, California 91125, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Experimental Physics
Appl Deadline:2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/08/18)
Position Description:    

The Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental or theoretical physics. We have particular strategic needs in high-energy experiment, AMO experiment, and biophysics, but are conducting a broad search spanning all areas of physics. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with a Ph.D. in physics or a related field who are committed to a career in research, mentorship, and teaching.

Consideration of applications will begin on November 7, 2022. Caltech has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Applications should include:
1. a curriculum vitae.
2. a list of published and submitted papers.
3. a research statement describing research highlights and future plans.
4. a teaching and mentorship statement.
5. a statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach.
6. at least three letters of reference uploaded by the letter writers.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application materials must be submitted electronically at https://applications.caltech.edu/job/physics


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Click here to read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Caltech is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. To request disability accommodations for any part of the interview or hiring process, please reach out to the contact on the job posting. 

Caltech has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective October 15, 2021, requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees (with Institute-approved exemptions for religious or medical contraindications only). At present, an individual is deemed “fully vaccinated” when that person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson). Upon eligibility, employees are required to receive the COVID-19 booster as part of the vaccine mandate. As a condition of employment, employees must submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation. More information may be found here.

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Postal Mail:
1200 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91125
Web Page: http://www.pma.caltech.edu/about/job-opportunities