The School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-AEP-ASSTPROF [#4216]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Biological Physics, Optics and Photonics, Condensed Matter Theory, Experimental Condensed Matter, Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
Biomedical Sciences
Energy & Environment / Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2014/07/28, updated 2015/09/06, listed until 2014/12/31)
Position Description:    

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The School of Applied and Engineering Physics at Cornell University is seeking applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track positionsApplications at all ranks will be considered. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful independent research program and to participate effectively in the teaching of the applied physics curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research areas of interest includebiophysics and biotechnology, optics and photonics, nanostructure science and technology, novel instrumentation methods, renewable energy, and materials physics. Applications in computational physics should demonstrate overlap with current experimental efforts in the department. Prospective candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research efforts are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicants can expect a highly competitive level of support for the start-up of his/her research program. Considerable institutional resources are available at Cornell that can strengthen this research program and support interdisciplinary and collaborative research ventures. The successful candidates can expect to benefit from association with one or more of Cornell's interdisciplinary research centers, national facilities, and national resources, listed at applicants should go to the following link to submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief (3-page limit) statement of research interests, and the names and complete contact information for at least three references: automated message will be sent to all references requesting letters. Review of applications will begin immediately; to receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by 10/24/14.  

The School of Applied and Engineering Physics and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities, and genders.  Cornell University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; qualified women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.  Visit to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area.


Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
270 Clark Hall
Applied & Engineering Physics
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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