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Faculty Position in Applied Physics and Materials Science
California Institute of Technology

Date Posted Oct. 10, 2023
Title Faculty Position in Applied Physics and Materials Science
University California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, United States
Department Applied Physics and Materials Science
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Physics - General
    Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences

The California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the department of Applied Physics and Materials Science in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science. Our department is a unique environment where innovative, interdisciplinary, and foundational research is conducted in a collegial atmosphere.

Candidates in all areas of applied physics and materials science or related fields are invited to apply, including (but not limited to) those with a primary focus on materials characterization methods such as electron microscopy. Candidates are expected to make strong commitments to excellence in research, teaching, and mentoring. The initial appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. degree. Questions about the application process may be directed to:

Please submit an online application and include a brief cover letter; curriculum vitae; relevant publications, a description of proposed research, and a statement of teaching interests. Applicants should submit a diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach. Also required are three letters of recommendation, and instructions will be given for submission of letters of reference when you apply online. This position will remain open until filled, however, applications completed by December 1, 2023 will be assured of receiving full consideration.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Applied Physics and Materials Science
    California Institute of Technology
    1200 E. California Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91125


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