Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Physics Department

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-CTP [#9390]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Theoretical Physics
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:2017/10/06help popup finished (2017/07/20, finished 2018/04/08, listed until 2017/11/15)
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, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking applications for a junior faculty appointment in high-energy, nuclear, and/or quantum physics. We will consider candidates doing relevant research at any energy scale, including research in areas such as cosmology, strongly coupled matter, quantum field theory and amplitudes, QCD, dark matter, gravity and string theory, physics beyond the standard model, and quantum information. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of potential contribution to theoretical physics research, and to the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs of the Department of Physics. Interviews will occur at the end of November or first half of December 2017.

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. 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 October 6, 2017. 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 Iain Stewart, Search Committee Chair, at Candidates who are uncertain whether they fit into a particular search should contact the search 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.

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77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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