Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Physics Department

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-SCMBIO [#25849]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Soft Condensed Matter and Biological Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / +, Biophysics, Biophysics/Soft Condensed Matter Theory, Soft Condensed Matter Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/21, finished 2024/06/22)
Position Description:    

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The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, located in Cambridge, MA invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the fields of Soft Condensed Matter and Biological Physics. Preference will be given to individuals whose research complement existing strength in biophysics and soft condensed matter.

Faculty members at MIT conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate physics courses, and supervise graduate and undergraduate participation in research. Candidates must show promise in teaching as well as in research. A Ph.D. in physics or physics-related discipline is required by the start of employment. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level.

The application deadline is December 15, 2023. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief description of research interests and goals (the latter not to exceed 3 pages), and a 1 to 2-page statement on teaching, mentoring, advising, service and/or activities promoting an inclusive work environment and arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to this site. Only web submissions will be accepted. Candidates uncertain whether they fit into a particular search should contact the search chair. Any enquiries should be directed to Professor Jeff Gore, Search Committee Chair,

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, including verifying any finding of misconduct (or pending investigation) from prior employers.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139