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Open-Rank Faculty Position
Columbia University in the City of New York

Date Posted Nov. 3, 2018
Title Open-Rank Faculty Position
University Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY, United States
Department Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 1, 2019
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Physics - Atomic/Molecular/Optical/Plasma

Columbia University
Department of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics
Open Rank Faculty Position

The Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics (APAM) at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position starting July 1, 2019 in the research area of experimental plasma physics.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics, or related areas and should have an outstanding record of research accomplishments, and ability and interest in undergraduate and graduate instruction. The level of appointment will be based on qualifications and research reputation.

Positions at the Assistant Professor rank require demonstrated potential for scholarly success and teaching contributions. Positions at the Associate Professor rank require candidates to have a demonstrated record of scholarly and teaching achievement and have a national reputation in the field of their specialization. At the Professor level, candidates are expected to be scholars and teachers who are widely recognized internationally for their distinction in their chosen field.

Applications and supporting documentation for the position must be submitted online via

Candidates should submit electronically the following: CV (including a list of publications), research and teaching statements, and a list of 3 or more references who can be contacted. Junior candidates should also arrange directly for three or more reference letters to be submitted on their research.

While the review of applications will be continue until the position is filled, it is recommended that applications be submitted by January 31, 2019, in order to guarantee full consideration.

Interested candidates are encouraged to direct inquiries to Professor Gerald Navratil, Chair of the Search Committee at

Applicants are encouraged to consult for more information about the department.

  • Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Columbia University in the City of New York
    500 West 120th Street
    Mc 4701
    New York, NY 10027


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