About MIT Physics

 

Headquarters

Department of Physics, 4-304
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
tel: 617.253.4800
fax: 617.253.8554
email: physics@mit.edu

Academic Programs

Department of Physics, 4-315
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
tel: 617.253.4841
fax: 617.258.8319
email: physics@mit.edu
Undergraduate email:
physics-undergrad@mit.edu
Graduate email:
physics-grad@mit.edu

updated 9/10/2018Employment Opportunities

Faculty Position(s)

The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, invites applications for the faculty positions described below. Faculty members at MIT conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate physics 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 for all faculty positions is November 1, 2018. 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) at the following web site:  http://www.academicjobsonline.com. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the same site. Only web submissions will be accepted.

Candidates who are uncertain whether they fit into a particular search should contact the most relevant search chair.

ATOMIC, MOLECULAR & OPTICAL PHYSICS

The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a junior faculty position in all sub-fields of experimental atomic, optical and molecular physics, including, but not limited to, ultracold quantum gases, ion trapping, atom interferometry, quantum nonlinear optics, and precision measurements. Any enquiries should be directed to Professor Vladan Vuletic, Search Committee Chair, vuletic@mit.edu. To apply please go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11638.

EXPERIMENTAL NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE PHYSICS

The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a junior faculty position in the Experimental Particle and Nuclear Physics Division. Currently, research groups in the MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science (http://web.mit.edu/lns/); have a wide range of interests, including strong interaction physics, electroweak symmetry breaking, dark matter searches, neutrino physics, physics beyond the standard model, new detector development and the physics of beams. Any inquiries should be directed to Professor Markus Klute, Search Committee Chair, klute@mit.edu. Candidates who are uncertain whether they fit into a particular search should contact the search chair. To apply please go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11622.

SOFT CONDENSED MATTER & BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS

The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a junior faculty position in the fields of Soft Condensed Matter and Biological Physics. Preference will be given to individuals with a significant theoretical component to their research. Any enquiries should be directed to Professor Mehran Kardar, Search Committee Chair, kardar@mit.edu. To apply please go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11640.

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.

Postdoctoral Position(s)

Postdoctoral positions will be posted here.

 

For a complete listing of open positions within other areas of MIT, visit the MIT Human Resources Job Search pages.

 

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