Assistant Professor of Physics
The Department of Physics at the University of Michigan invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Physics to
begin August 29, 2022. This is a university year appointment and
will be at the level of an Assistant Professor. We particularly
seek theorists or experimentalists working in areas of Quantum
Information/Computing/Optics, Nuclear Physics, or Particle Physics
at the intensity frontier, but exceptional candidates will be
considered in any area of current interest to the department.
Information about our research areas can be found at http://lsa.umich.edu/physics/
Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in physics or a
related field. The successful candidate is expected to establish an
independent, externally-funded research program and to contribute
effectively to the Department's undergraduate and graduate teaching
All application materials should be submitted online through
Materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
statement of current and future research plans, a statement of
teaching philosophy and experience, and a personal statement and
diversity commitment that includes your demonstrated commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion through research,
teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement. There may be some
overlap with your research proposal and teaching statements.
Each of the research, teaching, and personal statements should not
exceed three pages in length. Applicants should also arrange for
three letters of reference.
Highly qualified applicants are also encouraged to apply to the
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts’ Collegiate Fellowship
and the university’s Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
both of which provide for a fellowship period before transitioning
onto the tenure track.
For full consideration, application materials should be
submitted before Nov. 1, 2021. Early applications are encouraged.
The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual
career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and members of traditionally underrepresented
groups are encouraged to apply.