Columbia Physics Job Opportunities

Faculty Positions

Faculty Position in Experimental and Observational Cosmology, or a related field

The Department of Physics at Columbia University seeks to appoint an assistant professor in the area of experimental and observational cosmology, or a related field starting on July 1, 2019. This is a broad search in which all areas of cosmology, including instrumentation, observations and data analysis, will be considered. It is expected that the candidate will develop a vigorous independent research program, continuing the long Columbia record of forefront accomplishment in science. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to do pioneering research as well as the promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates should submit with their application a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including a publication list), and brief statements of research plans and teaching philosophy. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. Please visit our online application site for further information about this position and to submit your application.

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1644

Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and is committed to a working and learning environment supportive of its faculty and staff in their pursuit of a productive and fulfilling professional and personal life.

 

Faculty Position in  Experimental Gravitational Wave Astrophysics

The Department of Physics at Columbia University seeks to appoint an assistant professor in the area of experimental or observational gravitational wave astrophysics, or a related field starting on July 1, 2019. This is a broad search in which all areas of experimental gravitational-wave science, including instrumentation, observations, multimessenger and data analysis, will be considered. It is expected that the candidate will develop a vigorous independent research program, continuing the long Columbia record of forefront accomplishment in science. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to do pioneering research as well as the promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates should submit with their application a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including a publication list), and brief statements of research plans and teaching philosophy. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. Please visit our online application site for further information about this position and to submit your application.

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1826

Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and is committed to a working and learning environment supportive of its faculty and staff in their pursuit of a productive and fulfilling professional and personal life.

 

Research / Faculty Position in Experimental Condensed Matter/ Optical Physics

Columbia University and the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (Hamburg)

The Department of Physics at Columbia University and the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at Hamburg, Germany seek to recruit an individual working in the area of experimental condensed matter or optical physics.

Columbia University, MPSD, the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Physics, and the Flatiron Institute of the Simons Foundation are planning to form a new joint research Center on Nonequilibrium Quantum Phenomena. The selected candidate will be based as a Max Planck Junior Group Leader at MPSD in Hamburg for an initial five years, and then, subject to standard reviews, would join Columbia as a tenure track faculty member (Assistant Professor of Physics).

The position at MPSD starts on July 1, 2019.

Candidates should submit their applications to Columbia through Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1831

and to the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter in Hamburg, Germany at

https://jobs.b-ite.com/jobposting/200c27ce7cceec0d948311d245340f9a45dd3c7f

Separate applications must be submitted to each institution. Applications must include: a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including a publication list), and brief statements of research plans and teaching philosophy. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf to each institution,

It is expected that the candidate will develop a vigorous independent research program, continuing the long Columbia and Max Planck Society records of forefront accomplishment in science. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to do pioneering experimental research as well as the promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and is committed to a working and learning environment supportive of its faculty and staff in their pursuit of a productive and fulfilling professional and person

 

Postdoctoral Positions