Physics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-CTP [#3150]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Theoretical Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Nuclear Physics, Theoretical Physics, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), Theoretical Particle Physics, Gravitational Physics, String Theory, Particle Physics, Cosmology, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Nuclear & Particle Theory, Physics - Mathematical Physics
Appl Deadline:2013/12/06 finished (posted 2013/09/09, finished 2014/05/09, listed until 2013/12/22)
Position Description:    

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

The Center for Theoretical Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is seeking applications in all areas of its activities. We particularly encourage applications in string theory and related areas of research, including quantum gravity, cosmology, black-hole physics, holography, supersymmetric quantum field theory, and mathematical physics. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of potential contribution to both the research programs carried out in the Center for Theoretical Physics, and to the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs of the Department of Physics. Current faculty in the Center for Theoretical Physics span a broad range of interests, including QCD, electroweak physics, unification, cosmology, string theory, and quantum computation.

Faculty members at MIT conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate and undergraduate participation in research. Candidates must show promise in teaching as well as in research. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level.

The application deadline is December 6, 2013. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a brief description of research interests and goals (the latter NOT TO EXCEED 3 PAGES IN LENGTH). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded. Only web submissions will be accepted.

Any enquiries should be directed to Professor Barton Zwiebach, Search Committee Chair, Candidates who are uncertain whether they fit into a particular search should contact the search chair.

MIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

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.

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Further Info:
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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