The Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental and/or theoretical physics. We are conducting a very broad search spanning all areas of physics. The term of an initial untenured appointment is four years, and the appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. We are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in research and teaching.
Consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and applicants are encouraged to submit materials before this date. Caltech has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.
Applicants should include:
a brief essay describing academic qualifications and professional experiences, how they will bring value to the Institute’s curricula, and how they will align with current faculty research interests, including an outline of research goals and plans;
a teaching statement, including approach to and philosophy of teaching;
a curriculum vitae;
a list of papers published and submitted with refereed papers indicated, and
at least three letters of reference to be uploaded by the letter writer. Please also include the names and email addresses of the referees in the application.
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.
Application materials must be submitted electronically
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