Department of Physics, Harvard University

Position ID:Harvard-Department of Physics-TAPCMEAMOQS [#8003]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Condensed Matter Physics, Experimental Condensed Matter, Atomic/Molecular Physics, Optical Physics, Atomic Physics, Condensed Matter Experiment, Physics, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2016/11/01 finished (posted 2016/09/16)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Physics at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental physics. The areas of interest include, but are not limited to: quantum condensed-matter physics; atomic, molecular, and optical physics; and quantum science. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in Physics or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is desired.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (

  1. Cover letter 

  2. Curriculum Vitae 

  3. Teaching statement 

  4. Research statement
  5. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when at least three letters have been submitted). 

Consideration of applications will begin November 1, 2016; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information: c/o Jolanta Davis, Administrator to the Chair, Search Committee, Department of Physics, Harvard University, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Email:

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Contact: Jolanta M. Davis, 617-495-2866, 617-495-0416 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Jolanta Davis
Administrator to the Chair
Search Committee
Department of Physics
Harvard University
17 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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