Assistant Professor at The University of Chicago

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:


The Department of Physics at the University of Chicago, together with research institutes and centers including the Enrico Fermi Institute and the James Franck Institute, is conducting a search at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. The search is open with respect to subfield. The University of Chicago has an inherently crosscutting and interdisciplinary structure that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities and is open to the possibility of joint appointments between departments.

We welcome all qualified applicants and particularly welcome applicants who come from groups that are underrepresented in physical sciences, such as women, Black/African American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latinx scholars, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.


Completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field at the time of hire.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online through the University of Chicago academic careers website . Required materials are: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants are required to request at least three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio.